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Who do you turn to?

While I’d rather not use this blog to narrate my story or rant, I’m going to have to make an exception today. I just received a letter from the… 135 more words

Fighting Back

Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs

by Andre Damon

Detroit, the poorest large city in America, is set to resume water shutoffs for tens of thousands of residents. Next month, the city will begin posting 800 shutoff tags a day on the doors of residents who have fallen behind on their water bills, giving them ten days to pay up or lose access to water in their homes. 1,176 more words

Politics

Philadelphia cops cleared in killing of 26-year-old

by Gabriel Black

On Thursday, the Philadelphia District Attorney exonerated two unnamed police officers who stopped and killed 26-year-old Brandon Tate-Brown in December of last year. 783 more words

Politics

Mass protests at University of Virginia after honors student beaten by state police

by Tom Hall

At least a thousand students at the University of Virginia took part in a rally Wednesday night to protest the police attack on Martese Johnson, a 20 year-old African American honors student at the university. 972 more words

Politics

Russia, China, Others Snub U.N. Meeting on Crimea Human Rights

Reuters

UNITED NATIONS — Russia, China, Venezuela and Angola snubbed an informal United Nations Security Council meeting on Thursday on human rights in Crimea a year after Russia seized the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, diplomats said. 177 more words