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Concerns over low black voter turnout for midterm elections

Sandra Bland’s mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, wants a federal court in Texas to get to the bottom of what happened to her daughter, whose traffic stop and jail cell death have become a fresh rallying cry for #BlackLivesMatters activists.  
This week, Reed-Veal filed a civil-rights lawsuit against Texas and Waller County officials, accusing them of violating Bland’s rights from the moment state trooper Brian Encinia stopped her car last month until she was found hanging in her jail cell a few
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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

An NYPD officer is under investigation for a possible hate crime after a Brooklyn woman accused him of assaulting her and calling her homophobic slurs, a spokeswoman for the Brooklyn district attorney’s office told The Huffington Post Thursday. Stephanie Dorceant, 29, was arrested in the early morning hours of July 11 in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn after allegedly assaulting NYPD Officer Salvator Aquino. She’s facing felony charges of assault as well as charges for menacing,
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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
“Everyone’s being baited with this question as if somehow that has anything to do whatsoever with running for president,” Huckabee, a 2008 presidentialRead more…

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

Military veterans are at least twice as likely as civilians to hold high paying jobs…
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Concerns over low black voter turnout for midterm elections

President Barack Obama has turned to black radio listeners in recent weeks to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don’t want him around in person. http://bit.ly/1Dz3lHoRead more…