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  • After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting

    After Ferguson, looking back at Baltimore police shooting
    In light of Ferguson, it strikes me as remarkable that the Hamilton Park case in Baltimore sparked little outrage. Not only was the victim in that case young, black and unarmed, but he was shot in the back by a police officer. Given how people in Missouri...
  • Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity

    Thousands From All Over State Rally For Educational Equity
    NEW HAVEN--Several thousand children, teachers, parents, activists and politicians from all over the state stood in the chilly rain for two hours on the New Haven green Wednesday morning to rally on behalf of educational equity. For many of those in...
  • Hampton schools superintendent discusses accreditation, iPad rollout at Community Education Forum

    Hampton schools superintendent discusses accreditation, iPad rollout at Community Education Forum
    HAMPTON—Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette explained how changes to Standards of Learning tests have led to lower student scores across Virginia, including Hampton, as part of Monday's Community Education Forum. Approximately...
  • Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents

    Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents
    Hampton University students, escorted by the Hampton Police Division, marched from campus to City Hall on Thursday, holding signs and chanting in protest of recent national incidents involving police and citizens. “Hands up, don’t shoot!&...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------  SERIES Atlantis As wedding plans progress, Ariadne...
  • Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion

    Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion
    Activists protesting police treatment of black Americans concluded a 120-mile march from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Missouri governor's mansion on Friday, ending a "journey for justice" tied to the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than...
  • Hampton mayor's participation in protest march angers officers

    Hampton mayor's participation in protest march angers officers
    "More than a few" police officers angered by Mayor George Wallace's participation in a protest march Thursday plan to attend a Dec. 10 City Council meeting to express their displeasure, according to the police benevolent association representing them....
  • Old Anger Over Injustice Is Focused, Spread Through Social Media

    NEW HAVEN — The long lines of people lying silently in "die ins" on the streets here this week to protest African-American deaths at the hands of police included a diverse mix of blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics and others. That multi-racial fact...
  • Congress must also act on issue of police use of excessive force

    Congress must also act on issue of police use of excessive force
    In the past few weeks there has been a lot of discussion about President Barack Obama's response to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Each failure to win indictment for the officers who killed these unarmed black men has left millions of...
  • Hampton University hosts discussion on civic engagement

    Hampton University hosts discussion on civic engagement
    An ongoing national discussion centered around police actions and civic engagement was the focus of a forum Monday evening at Hampton University. The eight-person panel of police officers, elected officials, media and students was held to discuss how to...
  • CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.

    CicLAvia kicks off for first time in South L.A.
    The 11th CicLAvia bike festival officially kicked off Sunday morning, marking the first time that the car-free route will wind through South Los Angeles. Thousands of bicyclists, skateboarders, roller skaters and pedestrians are expected to ride or walk...