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Freddie Gray Death – Homicide – 6 Police Arrested

POMONA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a man they say doused a woman with gasoline and burned her to death during a domestic argument on Christmas Day in the Los Angeles suburb of Pomona. The Pomona Police Department says that, acting on a tip, officers from the Pasadena Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 51-year-old Clarence Dear on Sunday morning on a bus in Altadena. That’s about 28 miles northwest of Pomona. He’s jailed on $1 million bail.
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One Out of Every 25 Death Row Inmates Innocent

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Freddie Gray Death – Homicide – 6 Police Arrested

We live in a dynamic time. All of the distinctions and conventions that we once took for granted are now under frequent and aggressive questioning, one might say to the point of assault. Though I’ve considered the question before, the recent case of Rachel Dolezal has brought it front of mind. What does it mean to be black?
Though you surely know who she is at this point, Rachel Dolezal is the former president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP. Immense controversy has arisenRead 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…

A Racially Biased Prosecutor – A Secret Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri – No Justice, No Peace!

“You sound familiar … are you Howard Stern?”
In 1996,before YouTube videos of people rapping in drive-thru lines and pranks on fast food window attendants existed,David Letterman went to a local Taco Bell and took orders from the drive-thru in a very David Letterman kind of way.
You can’t blame these folks for getting frustrated with him at times, but then again, it’s all for the sake ofRead more…