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  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.

    Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.
    A friend told me about this amazing new trend in Christmas giving, and I just have to share it with you. This new gift-giving business doesn't involve giving a gift at all. Rather than give a gift wrapped in paper, one that was purchased with hard-...
  • 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...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • Shonda Rhimes, 'black-ish' score big in NAACP Image Award nominations

    Shonda Rhimes, 'black-ish' score big in NAACP Image Award nominations
    Powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes and ABC's hit new comedy "black-ish" scored big in major nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which honor the accomplishments of people of color in television, film and other cultural categories. Rhimes...
  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • Hampton Roads reacts to Ferguson unrest

     Hampton Roads reacts to Ferguson unrest
    While public and occasionally violent protests have spread across the nation in the wake of a grand jury decision not to charge a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, on and around the Peninsula, the response...
  • Lawyers descend on Ferguson ahead of grand jury decision

    Hundreds of civil rights lawyers from across America are descending on Ferguson, Missouri as police and protesters prepare for a grand jury decision on whether to charge the officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in August. The attorneys are...