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Holder Argues for Success of Drug Sentencing Policies

    Holder Argues for Success of Drug Sentencing Policies

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are changing the way drug defendants are charged and punished, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday, unveiling statistics that show sentences

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St. Louis Officer Under Fire for Turning Off Dashcam Video During Arrest

    St. Louis Officer Under Fire for Turning Off Dashcam Video During Arrest

(CNN) – A St. Louis man has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force in a case that involves an officer turning off a dashcam video of that man’s arrest. At

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Justice Department ‘Seriously Examining’ Ferguson Race Case

    Justice Department ‘Seriously Examining’ Ferguson Race Case

(Above:  AP/Chris Lee, St. Louis Post-Dispatch– People protest as tear gas canisters detonate around them on Wednesday, in Ferguson, Mo. ) (Politico) – In weighing whether to bring discrimination charges against

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Black Press called ‘essential’ to future

    Black Press called ‘essential’ to future

(Above: Photo by Ann Ragland, NNPA From left to right: NNPA Convention Co-Chair Terry Jones; NNPA President Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.; Bahamas Deputy Prime Minister Philip E. Davis; Convention Co-Chair

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Attorney: Friend, not partner, found Bobbi Kristina Brown face-down in tub

  Attorney: Friend, not partner, found Bobbi Kristina Brown face-down in tub

In photo: In this Feb. 12, 2011, file photo, singer Whitney Houston, left, and daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown arrive at

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Colorado NAACP office vows vigilance after blast near office

  Colorado NAACP office vows vigilance after blast near office

In photo: Investigators look over the aftermath of a homemade explosive, which was placed need the Colorado Springs chapter of

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Edward Brooke, 1st black elected U.S. senator, dies

  Edward Brooke, 1st black elected U.S. senator, dies

Former Massachusetts Sen. Edward William Brooke speaks in the Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, during

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Elected Black Republicans Not Expected to be a Plus for the Community

  Elected Black Republicans Not Expected to be a Plus for the Community

In photo: Mia Love will represent Utah’s U.S. House 4th District in a state where Blacks account for just 1.3

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Analysis finds successful colleges for graduating low-income black students

  Analysis finds successful colleges for graduating low-income black students

Winston-Salem State University makes auxiliary list We name 23 schools that have shown great success at graduating more than 50

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Cleveland boy Tamir Rice was shot once by officer, autopsy finds

  Cleveland boy Tamir Rice was shot once by officer, autopsy finds

In photo: Tamir Rice, who was shot by police in Cleveland The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy

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