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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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