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Detroit Cop's Facebook Post Over Beyonce's Super Bowl 50 Show Prompts Investigation

A Detroit cop is in hot water after making offensive remarks about Beyonce‘s Super Bowl 50 halftime performance and her backup dancers. A sergeant for the Detroit Police Department posted a photo on Facebook contrasting the singer’s dancers with an image of the… 289 more words


FBI Arrests 46 Georgia Corrections Officers In Drug Trafficking Probe

The FBI on Thursday arrested 46 current and former Georgia correction officers in a statewide drug trafficking operation, reports CNN. The arrests came after a two-year federal investigation… 224 more words


NYPD Cop Peter Liang Found Guilty In Fatal Shooting Of Akai Gurley

Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang, who gunned down unarmed Akai Gurley in the darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project, was found guilty of manslaughter late Thursday, reports the  364 more words


Renewed Effort At Classroom Diversity Yielding Academic Benefits

Some school districts across the nation are rediscovering the benefits of classroom diversity. A recent Century Foundation report tracks the increase and encourages its acceleration, the… 255 more words


Black History Month Video Sparks Outrage In Virginia School District

School officials in Henrico County, Virginia apologized Wednesday to outraged parents for showing students a video about the legacy of racial discrimination, NBC 12 reports. 275 more words


Chicago Transit Upgrade Gets $156M in New Federal Funds

                       Chicago Transit Upgrade Gets $156M                           in New Federal Funds

Another $125 million on top of that is written into                                      President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2017 budget proposal…

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NYPD Cops First To Testify Before Federal Grand Jury In Eric Garner Case

In a major step in the aftermath of Eric Garner‘s death, which touched off a nationwide movement against police brutality, federal prosecutors began presenting evidence to a grand jury on Wednesday, reports… 427 more words