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    Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department investigation found sweeping patterns of racial bias within the Ferguson, Missouri, police department, with officers routinely discriminating against Blacks by using excessive force, issuing petty citations and making...

    Can Cleveland Keep the Peace During Republican Convention?

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland managed to avoid the kind of violent confrontations between police and protesters seen in Missouri and Baltimore after police killed black residents, but will it be able to keep the peace when...

    President Obama’s First Hand Look into Oklahoma Federal Prison

    In an unprecedented move, President Obama became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison on July 16, signaling his continued commitment to criminal justice reform. The commander-in-chief got a first-hand look into the...

    Obama Signs Expanded Violence Against Women Act

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed expanded protections for domestic violence victims into law Thursday, renewing a measure credited with curbing attacks against women a year and a half after it lapsed amid...

    The Release Reactions

    After walking free for two months before he was charged, George Zimmerman was released on bond for murder charges. That release has many people questioning the judicial system. Zimmerman was released on $150,000 on April...

    Openly Gay Black Miss. Town Mayoral Candidate Found Slain

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Whatever his prospects for winning the coming mayoral election in his hometown of Clarksdale, Miss., Marco McMillian was considered by many to be a man on the rise. So word...

    Obama Seeks ‘Long Term’ Partnership with Africa

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the federal government and private U.S. companies are investing $33 billion in Africa – $12 billion in new commitments – as part of an overall...

    Obama Sets the Tone, Republican Candidates Weigh-in on Trayvon’s Tragedy

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Urging Americans to "do some soul searching," President Barack Obama injected himself into the emotional debate over the fatal shooting of a teenager in Florida, turning the racially charged case into...

    Obamas Mark 20th Anniversary With Online Messages of Love, Presidential Debate

    America’s first couple celebrated 20 years of marriage on Oct. 3, and took to Twitter to express their love. “Happy 20th anniversary, Barack. Thank you for being an incredible partner, friend, and father every day....

    Farrakhan Warns Obama on Libyan Policy

    Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan issued a warning to President Obama on how to handle the growing conflict in Libya. “I want to warn you in the name of Allah that this...

    Accusers Confront Bill Cosby

    By The Associated Press Women who say comedian Bill Cosby knocked them out with intoxicants and sexually assaulted them decades ago are finally getting a chance to confront him — and they aren't holding back. Janice...

    Michelle Obama Criticizes Trump School Lunch Decision

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama on Friday criticized a Trump administration decision to delay federal rules aimed at making school lunch healthier, saying kids will end up "eating crap" instead. Mrs. Obama told a health...
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