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Tough Questions About The Unexplained Police Killing Of Greg Gunn Go Unanswered, BLM Zeroes In While Community Demands Accountability

(Twitter: Josh Moon) Mayor Todd Stranger at a Public Q&A session at Montgomery city hall on Monday

The officially-released facts in the killing of Greg Gunn last Thursday morning in Montgomery, Alabama are few and sometimes contradictory. One certainty is that no answer has been given as to what led at least one police officer to shoot this unarmed 59-year-old black resident of the Mobile Heights neighborhood five …

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Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President at Duke University, Hits Black Parking Attendant With His Porsche, Then Calls Her “Dumb, Dumb N*****”

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Dear Ms Underwood,  I very much regret the incident before the Elon football game. I should have been more patience and I apologize.  Tallman Trask.  This was the note that Shelvia Underwood received from Tallman Trask, a Duke University Executive Vice President and its primary financial/administrative officer, after alleging that he …

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After Initially Blocking The Bill, Ted Cruz Finally Decides That Poisoned Residents Of Flint Deserve Federal Aid

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A proposition that would supply the residents of Flint – who continue to be subjected to drinking water with dangerously elevated levels of lead – was repeatedly blocked by Senator and Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz before he finally relented late Thursday evening. As first reported by Bloomberg, Chuck Schumer told the …

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Say Again? White College Students Who Put Bike Lock Around Black Student’s Neck Not Charged With Hate Crime

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In another episode of “your daily dose of white privilege,” three white students at California’s San Jose State University avoided hate crime charges after putting a bike lock around a black student’s neck, attempting to lock him in a closet, and referring to him as “three-fifths” of a person, atrocities …

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Top Investigator In Flint Water Crisis: Officials Could Be Facing Charges Including Involuntary Manslaughter

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A top investigator assigned to the Flint Water Crisis – which knowingly allowed dangerous levels of lead potentially causing deadly cases of Legionnaires disease – could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter. As the ongoing escalations in the crisis prompt Governor Rick Snyder to propose another $195 …

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