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Eric Garner's family to receive $5.9 million. Too much, or not enough? (+video)

USA Justice – By Jessica Mendoza, Staff writer July 14, 2015 – Christian Science Monitor

Eric Garner’s family to receive $5.9 million. Too much, or not enough? 185 more words

USA Politics And Economy

Fear, hate and loss of freedom

Last week hate and fear triumphed over our constitutional First Amendment.  House Republicans, once again in timid positions, hide under their desks afraid of Democrats, again accusing them of racism; this time because they meekly tried to clarify and provide guidelines on the use and sale of Confederate flags in national parks and cemeteries. 467 more words

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President Obama Addresses the NAACP's 106th National Convention - July 14, 2015

President Obama Addresses the NAACP’s 106th National Convention

Published on Jul 14, 2015  – In Philadelphia, President Obama delivers remarks at the NAACP’s 106th national convention — outlining the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, and highlighting ideas of reform while keeping Americans safe and secure. July 14, 2015.

Government

Hate and the American Dilemma - By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Hate and the American Dilemma

By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

“In church! My, God, we’re not even safe in church,” said a worshipper.

These words of anguish were said in 1963 in… 168 more words

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The Freedom Riders of 1961- By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The Freedom Riders of 1961- By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The next time you sit in a train or ride the buses in America, or even enjoy a walk in the park you should think of a group of brave persons called the… 134 more words

Arts / Culture

June 2015: The month that changed America?

The month that changed America?

 Nick Bryant New York correspondent – BBC News – 29 June 2015

Does history change all at once? June 2015 certainly had its singular historic moments – but almost all were the outcome of long-term forces and long-fought battles, say Nick Bryant. 136 more words

Arts / Culture

Read President Obama's moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney

Read President Obama’s moving eulogy for Charleston shooting victim Clementa Pinckney

VOX – Updated by Ezra Klein on June 26, 2015

On Friday, June 26, President Obama delivered a powerful eulogy for Rev. 122 more words

Politics