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Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent Neighbors

March 23, 2012

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Americans Are Getting Tired Of Trumped Up Terrorism Charges Against Their Innocent Neighbors Jana Kasperkevic and Robert Johnson | Mar. 23, 2012, 4:30 AM In the frenzied days following 9/11, the FBI and a newly formed Homeland Security launched a counter-terrorism effort that dropped scores of informants into neighborhoods throughout America. It was a reasonable idea, seeing as […]

Florida police chief under fire in case of slain teen

March 21, 2012

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Florida police chief under fire in case of slain teen By Barbara Liston | Reuters – 56 mins ago ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Florida politicians and civil rights leaders joined calls for the firing of a police chief in the case of a neighborhood watch captain who killed an unarmed black teenager, as new details emerged on Wednesday about police handling of the investigation. “The […]

Court says woman with limited English can be kept off ballot

February 7, 2012

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Court says woman with limited English can be kept off ballot By Mary Slosson | Reuters – 3 hrs ago (Reuters) – Arizona’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that a city council candidate with limited English language skills can be kept off the ballot in a largely bilingual town on the Mexico border. A Yuma County Superior Court judge touched off a furor last […]

American kids denied food stamps in Alabama under immigration law

February 7, 2012

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American kids denied food stamps in Alabama under immigration law By Liz Goodwin | The Lookout – 1 hr 29 mins ago Some U.S.-born children with parents who are illegal immigrants have been denied food stamps under Alabama’s new immigration law, Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen told Yahoo News on Monday. Five people have called into the group’s […]

Dignity at Darden: Blacks in the Industry

February 3, 2012

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First, an ominous graph: Second, the full report on blacks in the industry: http://rocunited.org/blog/roc-releases-blacks-in-the-industry/   Third, the story of two black workers who were fired from Darden and replaced by white workers after management held a meeting on the “company image”: http://www.dignityatdarden.org/jared–marcus-story.html

Feds say Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio violated civil rights

December 15, 2011

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Remember this guy? Who bragged about all his policing methods (i.e. racial profiling)? It’s about time they declare his actions a violation of civil rights… Just hope all the people who supported him when he was a topic in the news last year remember and read this now. APNewsBreak: Feds say Arpaio violated civil rights […]