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Injustice in Baltimore: Kwame Rose, Well Known Baltimore Activist, Found Guilty Of Failing To Obey Order During Freddie Gray Demonstration

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Well known activist and artist Kwame Rose was found guilty Tuesday of failing to obey an order from law enforcement while protesting the December mistrial of a Baltimore police officer charged with negligence following the death of Freddie Gray. His attorneys have promised to fight this verdict through appeal. Rose, …

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Montgomery Police Open Their Own Investigation Into Greg Gunn’s Death Because Officers Are Angry Over Aaron Smith’s Arrest

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Monday evening Mayor Todd Strange of Montgomery, Alabama said that city officials along with the Montgomery Police Department would begin their own investigation into the Feb. 25 officer-involved shooting death of Gregory Gunn.  The officer was arrested and charged with murder last Wednesday. Gunn, an unarmed 59-year-old black man with …

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GOP Says Double Amputee Veteran Tammy Duckworth Has “Sad Record Of Not Standing Up For Our Veterans”

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The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), the organization responsible for ensuring Republican candidates’ election to the Senate, is coming under fire for an extremely distasteful tweet that claimed Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth “has a sad record of not standing up for our veterans.” Duckworth, challenging Republican incumbent Mark Kirk (R-Il), …

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Manhattan US Attorney Will Not Convene Grand Jury To Review Case Against NYPD Officer Who Killed Ramarley Graham

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The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Tuesday that they will not convene a grand jury against the New York Police Department Officer who killed Ramarley Graham. “After conducting a thorough and independent investigation, the US Attorney’s Office has determined that there is insufficient evidence to meet the high burden of …

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Matthew Lane Durham, Christian Missionary, Convicted And Sentenced to 40 Years In A Federal Prison For Sexually Abusing Children At A Kenyan Orphanage

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Matthew Lane Durham, a 21 year old former missionary from Oklahoma was sentenced in US federal court Monday to 40 years in prison for serially molesting and raping children at a Kenyan orphanage, at least one of whom was just 5 years old. US District Judge David L Russell handed …

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