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  • The ominous symbolism of the noose

    The ominous symbolism of the noose
    Two nooses were found hanging at high schools in Los Angeles County on Oct. 15 and 16. At Bellflower High, the hangman's knot was accompanied by graffiti declaring that God hates black people. At nearby Mayfair High, the noose wasn't captioned, and a...
  • Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond

    Rapper Young Moose allowed to post bond
    Calling his confinement without bail "cruel and unusual," a Baltimore judge ordered that an up-and-coming rapper be allowed to post bond in a drug case tied to his music videos. Kevron Evans, better known as Young Moose, has been held on drug charges...
  • Former headmaster at Nicholas Sparks-founded school files bias suit

    The former headmaster of a school founded by Nicholas Sparks has filed suit in federal court against the bestselling author of "The Notebook" and other school officials alleging racial bias, the Associated Press reports. According to the AP, Saul Hillel...
  • In Georgia race for Senate seat, a battle over who can vote

    The best chance for Senate Democrats to play offense this midterm election has always centered on Georgia and newcomer Michelle Nunn's ability to turn out African American voters in a state whose demographics are rapidly shifting. Nunn's well known...
  • Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum

    Foley, Malloy Lay Out Urban Agenda At NAACP Forum
    WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
  • Incumbent Leslie Campione tries to hold off Thomas Poole Jr. in commission race

    County Commissioner Leslie Campione, who fought unsuccessfully last month to prevent a property tax-rate increase, is seeking another term so she can work to reduce the burden on taxpayers. The Republican's opponent in the race from District 4,...
  • Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says

    Review of Baltimore police won't change culture overnight, official says
    The Department of Justice official in charge of the coming review of the Baltimore Police Department cautioned that the examination is not an "overnight venture," and it will take time to change a culture that has sparked distrust among residents. Ronald...
  • Fort Lauderdale wants to rename street in former commissioner's honor

    Fort Lauderdale wants to rename street in former commissioner's honor
    A section of Fort Lauderdale's Northwest Seventh Avenue, already renamed Avenue of the Arts, may soon have a longer name to honor a former city commissioner who died in April. Commissioners on Tuesday approved a resolution requesting that Broward County...
  • ACLU asks Supreme Court to block Wisconsin voter ID law

    Civil rights lawyers filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court on Thursday seeking to block Wisconsin from enforcing a strict voter ID law they say could prevent as many as 300,000 of the state’s registered voters from casting a ballot next...
  • Mosher tells Mathews NAACP he wants to protect 'social safety net'

    MATHEWS — Democrat Norm Mosher told the NAACP in Mathews County on Monday night that the three legs of the "social safety net" — Medicare, Social Security and the Affordable Care Act — continue to be under attack by Republicans....
  • Community leaders question transparency of Baltimore police probe

    Community leaders question transparency of Baltimore police probe
    When Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts asked the federal government to review allegations of brutality in the police force, he turned to a familiar face: Ronald L. Davis, the head of the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented...