Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul made a campaign appearance in Michigan on Monday for a town hall meeting where he addressed “racism” in the judicial system and other institutions of power in the U.S.
Mr. Paul’s town hall event Monday was entitled “Solving Detroit’s Crises,”…Continue
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If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
April 9, 2012, at 8 a.m. on her doorsteps at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice
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LAKE JACKSON, Texas -- 2012 Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul beats President Barack Obama in a head-to-head matchup among the nation’s voters, according to a new Rasmussen Poll.
Congressman Paul bests President Obama 43 to 41 percent according to voters’ preference. Obama would beat Newt…
Atlanta (CNN) - Take a moment and think of all the teachers you had between pre-K and twelfth grade. Now, how many of them were black men?
For most people, this question won’t take too long to answer. That’s because less than two percent of America’s teachers are black men, according to the Department of Education. That is less than 1 in 50 teachers.
Terris King, 25, a kindergarten teacher at the Bishop John T. Walker School in…Continue
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By Scotty Reid, news, culture, entertainment, education
Andy Cohen is the Executive Vice-President of original programming and development at the Bravo cable network that is a subsidiary of NBC Universal. He is the brain behind the gutter reality show Real Housewives series among others shows. He is billed as the first openly gay late night television talk show host with his weekly program Watch What Happens…Continue
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On August 22, 1996 President Bill Clinton signed into law his now infamous Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act thereby “end[ing] welfare as we have come to know it.” The Act replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). TANF establishes a lifetime limit of 60 months (5 years) for federal assistance, mandates that single parents participate in work activities for an average of 30 hours per week, and caps…Continue
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DALLAS (AP) — The Texas prosecutor leading an aggressive push to free wrongly imprisoned inmates, in a county where more than two dozen wrongful convictions have been overturned, is calling for a review of the capital punishment system in the nation's busiest death penalty state.
Craig Watkins' tenure as Dallas County's top prosecutor has earned him a national reputation. Now, as Watkins publicly acknowledges that his great-grandfather was executed in Texas almost 80…
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Woman's house mistakenly searched
Search caught on camera
Updated: Friday, 22 Jan 2010, 9:59 AM EST
Published : Thursday, 21 Jan 2010, 6:49 PM EST
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A Newport News mother recorded a mistaken police search of her home while her children stood outside. She told WAVY.com she knew there was a mistake because she hadn't broken any laws.
"There were three officers; they were all standing at my door like this,…
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The Hall of Famer, who has become a successful business mogul, is preparing to launch Aspire, a 24-hour channel with a focus on what Johnson called…Continue
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WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to revisit affirmative action in state-college admissions, suggesting that a 2003 ruling that narrowly permitted race-conscious policies in public higher education may face tough scrutiny from today's more conservative court.
The case comes from the University of…Continue
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Washington, DC - The Whitney Houston story and finality is profoundly tragic, and may have been inevitable. The whole story may never be told. Given the often daunting or…Continue
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For the Marines who served with Sgt Manuel Loggins Jr., it would have been an injustice to stay quiet. So in a move that broke with the military's tradition, Loggins' commanding officer at California's Camp Pendleton publicly rebuked civilian authorities in neighboring Orange County for their handling of the investigation into the fatal February 7 shooting by a deputy of the highly esteemed Marine.
Many Marines have been…Continue
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BALTIMORE (AP) -- A political aide to Maryland's former Republican governor was sentenced to 30 days of home detention Thursday for an Election Day robocall conspiracy that prosecutors cast as an effort to keep black voters away from the polls.
Prosecutors said the automated calls went out to 110,000 people in areas with high percentages of black voters, who tend to vote reliably Democratic. The calls implied that voters did…Continue
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In a case closely watched by civil rights activists, an Iowa judge will soon decide whether to grant thousands of black employees and job applicants monetary damages for hiring practices used by Iowa state government that they say have disadvantaged them.
Experts say the case is the largest…
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originally by: TheRoot
published: 8th February 2012
Antone De’Jaun Davis-Correia was more than proud to be selected as one of The Root’s 25 Young Futurists last year; he was relieved. He saw it as validation of his work to abolish the death penalty. But since receiving that…
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originally by: The Observer
published: 11th February 2012
One of the country’s most experienced prison governors has condemned the use of short-term sentences that put thousands of women behind bars each year.
In a letter to the justice secretary, Ken…
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Rev. William Barber, President of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, took time to speak with Politic365.com. The North Carolina chapter is the largest in the south and Barber is also the chair of the NAACP’s National Political Action committee.
Barber is also Pastor at the Greenleaf Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Goldsboro, NC. The 120 year old congregation has over 400 members and 30 active ministries. He begins,
“Why is it that on the way to…Continue
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Have you received a sales pitch telling you of the wonderful bargains that you could get if you joined a travel club? For a lifetime membership of just $5,000, you, your spouse, and children can participate in thousands of incredible trips at half the cost, including airfare, luxury hotels, and other amenities. Only one problem – it may very well be nothing but a slick scam.
CWN recently heard from a senior citizen couple who unfortunately got…
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