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North Carolina Poll Workers Forced Brown-Skinned Couple To Take A ‘Spelling Test’ Before Allowing Them To Vote

Photo Credit: The News & Observer

Rudy Ravindra, a resident of Wilmington, North Carolina has penned an op-ed piece in the Raleigh News and Observer graphically detailing his experience of racial profiling in the North Carolina primaries. “I gave my driver’s license to a poll worker, HW,” writes Ravindra. “He kept it face down and ordered me …

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Tennessee GOP Lawmaker Micah Van Huss Sponsors Bill To Strip 100K From School Diversity So He Can Buy “In God We Trust” Stickers

GOP Tenn St Rep Micah Van Huss 
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A Republican state representative in Tennessee named Micah Van Huss is sponsoring a bill that would defund diversity programs at the University of Tennessee, opting instead to use the money to purchase “In God We Trust” stickers on all law enforcement vehicles. As first reported by the Knoxville News Sentinel, …

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“I’ve had enough of your false contrition” US Rep. Matt Cartwright Blasts Rick Snyder For His Ongoing Negligence

Gov. Rick Snyder takes his seat before a hearing about the Flint water crisis in front of the U.S. House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform at the Rayburn House Office Building on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Washington D.C. Jake May | MLive.com

Calls Michigan Governor “phony” says he should face criminal charges The Congressional hearing regarding the ongoing Flint Water Crisis is underway, and at least one representative has wasted no time in making his opinions on the subject known. US Representative Matt Cartwright, D-PA, called Wednesday morning for Snyder to resign …

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Missouri Ex-Cop Indicted In Federal Charges Of Sexually Abusing 4 Women, Luring A Minor Into Prostitution

Marty L. Rainey (Photo: Dave Marner/Gasconade County Republican)

A former sheriff’s deputy in eastern Missouri has been indicted on federal charges and will stand trial for sexually abusing four women, civil rights violations, and enticing a minor into prostitution, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Louis announced Friday.  Marty Rainey, 52, could be facing life in prison. The …

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Defense Attorney For Officer Who Shot Unarmed Greg Gunn Says He Was Only Arrested To Silence Protesters; Second Autopsy Results Are In

Lawyers say Smith (pictured holding hands with mother Kim, and with attorneys behind him) was placed in a situation which justified the use of deadly force, though few details of the killing have emerged
(Daily Mail/ AP)

Two days ago Montgomery police officer Aaron Smith was arrested for murder after state investigators determined there was enough evidence that the man he shot and killed last week was not a threat to the officer.  District Attorney Daryl Bailey stated that the arrest was made because they had determined …

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Following Mitt’s Take-Down Speech Of Trump, White Supremacists Flood Utah Residents With Robocalls Supporting Trump

William Johnson, a white supremacist identifying with the American Freedom Party, has been making robocalls advocating for Donald Trump 
Photo Credit: American Freedom Party Website

Utah residents are being bombarded by anti-Romney robocalls from a locally well known white supremacist who has become irate following the former Massachusetts governor’s attacks on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump. As first reported by KUTV, the caller identifies himself as William Johnson, a white supremacist advocating for Trump on …

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WATCH: Video From A Baltimore School Shows School Officer Kicking And Slapping A Teenager–And It Turns Out The Officer Had A History Of Misconduct

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Two school officers and Baltimore Schools Police Chief Marshall Goodwin were put on administrative leave Wednesday as the Baltimore Police Department began investigating a deeply-troubling video of an officer slapping, kicking, and cursing a teenager which is going viral around the country. CBS Baltimore WJZ first brought the video to the …

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Western Pennsylvania Priest Joseph Maurizio Sentenced To Nearly 17 Years For Victimizing Honduran Children In ‘Sex-Tourism’ Mission Trips

Priest convicted of raping two street children in Honduras, Joseph D. Maurizio, Jr.

At the end of a criminal trial linked to Tuesday’s report of systematic sexual abuse of children in the Altoona-Johnstown Dioceses and the two bishops responsible for hiding their crimes, the first of approximately 50 Western Pennsylvania priests accused of raping children was sentenced to a long prison term. A 71-year-old Catholic priest in Pennsylvania …

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What Happened Inside The Supreme Court Today: Whole Woman’s Health V. Hellerstedt

Court hears arguments on Texas abortion clinic law. Petitioners lawyer, Stephanie Toti at lectern.

On Wednesday there was only one issue before the Supreme Court–Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the first major case on abortion to reach the highest court in nearly a decade.  As most everyone predicted, the court appeared evenly divided with Justice Anthony M. Kennedy asking difficult questions to both sides. Law …

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Body of Akiel Denkins Finally Returned To Family, Raleigh’s Black Community Fear Justice Will Not Be Served

Akiel Denkins was shot and killed by a police officer Monday (Source: Facebook)

"This is our Chicago, this is our New York, this is our Cleveland!" Rally continues in SE Raleigh. #AkielDenkins pic.twitter.com/Y8AQE9eecP — Joel Brown (@JoelBrownABC11) March 1, 2016 This morning, Rolanda Byrd received the body of her slain 24-year-old son, Akiel Denkins.  Denkins was shot and killed by a Raleigh police …

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