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  • Teen's hanging, ruled a suicide, leaves questions unanswered

    Teen's hanging, ruled a suicide, leaves questions unanswered
    A young black man is dead. The police are roundly criticized. Angry protesters march through the streets. But unlike the deaths of black men in New York and Ferguson, Mo., the death of 17-year-old Lennon Lacy in this tiny lumber town was not known to be...
  • FBI investigates suspicious death of North Carolina teen Lennon Lacy

    Teresa Edwards was driving to Bo's Food Market when she spotted the teenager walking along the dirt road. It was getting dark. He was alone. She recognized him as Lennon Lacy, one of her son's best friends. She stopped to ask him if he needed a ride....
  • 'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity

     'Feminism Unfinished' looks at movement's diversity
    It's not Beyonce in front of blazing lights, but "Feminism Unfinished" (Liveright Publishing) should grab our attention. The new book, subtitled "A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movements," is co-authored by three academics —...
  • Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job

    Protesters attend vigil for N.Y. police killed on the job
    As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
  • Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson police force

    Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson police force
    Late on a day when a large column of protesters began a 120-mile march to the governor's mansion and several hundred more laid plans to expand the movement, Officer Darren Wilson announced his resignation from the police force where he served for six...
  • Ferguson council faces angry calls for reform at first meeting since shooting

    Ferguson council faces angry calls for reform at first meeting since shooting
    City leaders in Ferguson, Mo., confronted demands for reform from an angry crowd at their first public meeting since last month's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer ignited weeks of protests. The atmosphere was charged from...
  • Charlie Crist seeks support from black voters in Broward

    Charlie Crist seeks support from black voters in Broward
    Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist drew a crowd of about 200 to the opening of his  campaign office on Sistrunk Boulevard, the main street of the black community in northwest Fort Lauderdale. And drivers and occupants of cars driving by...
  • Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registration

    Court blocks parts of N.C. law that ended same-day voter registration
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked some provisions of a North Carolina law that bars same-day voter registration, saying it would disproportionately affect minority voters.  In a 2-1 decision, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that...
  • Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period

    Supreme Court grants Ohio's request to shorten early-voting period
    The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before election day, when African American turnout has been heaviest. The emergency order,...
  • 'Outraged' Local NAACP Demands Meriden Councilman's Resignation After Comparing City To Detroit

    'Outraged' Local NAACP Demands Meriden Councilman's Resignation After Comparing City To Detroit
    MERIDEN - A city councilor finds himself in hot water with the Meriden/Wallingford branch of the NAACP after he unfavorably compared the city to Detroit during a recent meeting. Meriden/Wallingford NAACP President Jason Teal sent out a press release...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLENTOWN AAUW will hold a used book sale at 997 Postal Road, Hanover Township. Preview sale, 7-10 a.m. Oct. 11. Book sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Half-price day: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14. Bag day: 9...