Tag Archives: South

Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

The father of a 22-year-old Louisiana man who authorities claim fatally shot himself while handcuffed in a patrol car is angry that the district attorney’s office has declined to pursue criminal charges. “It’s disappointing, disheartening, baffling and disgusting all at the same time,” Victor White Sr. told The Huffington Post. Prosecutors had been investigating whether charges were appropriate in Victor White III’s shooting death, but found no “evidence to suggest a violation of a criminal
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Obama Withstands Reactionary Republicans, Billionaire Financiers, and Hard Core Racists

A video of a 2014 Chicago police shooting of a black man will be released next week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Thursday after days of controversy over another fatal police shooting caught on tape. Emanuel said the city would release police squad car dashboard video of the shooting of 25-year-old Ronald Johnson III, who was killed by police on Oct. 12, 2014, a week before the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, 17. Details of when the video would be released were not available from the
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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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UNTOLD BLACK HISTORY: The Black Chinese: DNA test… Case Closed

Photographer and mom of four Erin White was having a hard time breastfeeding when a creative project gave her the boost of confidence she needed. Inspired by an image by Stephanie Karr Studios, her local breastfeeding community in Kaiserslautern, Germany wanted to create their own group nursing photo, and White volunteered to be the photographer. During the photo shoot, many women shared their stories about breastfeeding, body image, and loss. “There was so much wonderful energy between
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