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  • Guests For Jan. 23 Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint

    Guests For Jan. 23   Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint
    Actress, model and community activist Sallie Toussaint -- a former "Miss USA" and "Miss Connecticut" -- has journeyed from Hartford's North End to New York City and Hollywood. She has scored minor roles in "The Sopranos" and "The Departed" and has been the face representing several major commercial products. ... The Weaver High School graduate, who studied at UConn, is a guest Sunday on "The Stan Simpson Show.'' ... An outspoken Hartford activist, Toussaint is bullish about the capital city she still calls home.
  • Demonstration planned as Oakland cracks down on protesters

    Demonstration planned as Oakland cracks down on protesters
    A series of weekend protests in Oakland exposed the tensions between city leaders and demonstrators as they negotiate the delicate balance between public safety and civil liberties. Problems began May 1 when a peaceful rally against police brutality...

    Cleveland protests after Brelo verdict are peaceful, but tension remains

    Cleveland protests after Brelo verdict are peaceful, but tension remains
    Tension in Cleveland remained elevated Sunday, a day after Police Officer Michael Brelo was acquitted of manslaughter charges in the shooting deaths of two unarmed people during a 2012 car chase.  Ohio Gov. John Kasich praised local elected officials...

    LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration

    LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration
    More than a dozen demonstrators protesting the treatment of minorities by law enforcement were arrested Tuesday after blocking traffic during rush hour in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police arrested 13 adults and a teenager about 5:45 p.m. for refusing...

    reFramed: In conversation with Stephen Somerstein

     
    On March 7, 1965, we were following the television news reports of the violent beatings of John Lewis, Hosea Williams and 600 marchers as they attempted to peacefully march from Selma to the Alabama state capital in Montgomery to protest the inability...