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#ByeAnita: Why The Cook County State’s Attorney Race Matters

Anita Alvarez, Cook County State's Attorney

I got registered & voted against Alvarez today because @AssataDaughters are fighting for their future. #ByeAnita pic.twitter.com/GsTx5APszY — Rachael Perrotta (@plussone) March 15, 2016 On Monday grassroots activists in Chicago bandaged the ailing city in paper banners to remind voters in Tuesday’s primary election to dump their top prosecutor, Anita …

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“I should lynch you with this” US Attorney’s Office Launching Investigation Into Boston Latin School Over Racial Discrimination And Racially Motivated Intimidation

Photo Credit: NY Daily News

Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in America, is now under a federal investigation over allegations of racial discrimination. Carmen M Ortiz from the US Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that she will launch an independent probe into the historically prestigious school, founded in 1965, Wednesday amidst accusations of civil …

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NAACP Calls For Investigation In Lethal Force Used Against Unarmed Naked Man

(Reuters/ Mike Stone)

The use of lethal police force against 17-year-old David Joseph has evoked a call to action by both the Texas chapter of the NAACP and youth justice groups.  The Austin Police Department has named Geoffrey Freeman, a 10 year veteran of the force, responsible for the shooting of the black youth …

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