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Hopes of peace before justice fall with riots

    Hopes of peace before justice fall with riots

(Above: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky- A man walks past a burning police vehicle, Monday, April 27, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries

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Riots erupt after the funeral of Baltimore man who died in police custody

    Riots erupt after the funeral of Baltimore man who died in police custody

Demonstrators throw rocks at the police after the funeral of Freddie Gray on Monday, April 27, 2015, at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about

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After 5-month delay, Loretta Lynch becomes 1st black female attorney general

    After 5-month delay, Loretta Lynch becomes 1st black female attorney general

In photo: Loretta Lynch in Senate hearings. AP photo Lynch was confirmed in a Senate vote that was slightly wider than expected. By Breanna Edwards The Root Updated Thursday, April

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Top U.S. court orders review of maps

    Top U.S. court orders review of  maps

By GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH —The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina court ruling that upheld Republican-drawn electoral districts for state and congressional lawmakers. State

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Sharpton praises response to fatal SC police shooting

  Sharpton praises response to fatal SC police shooting

(Above: AP Photo/David Goldman- Angela Caraway, of Raleigh, N.C., looks up during a moment of prayer during a vigil at the

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Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

  Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

KIMBERLY HEFLING and JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md.— Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour

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Giuliani Supporting Loretta Lynch Nomination

  Giuliani Supporting Loretta Lynch Nomination

(Above: AP Photo by Susan Walsh- Loretta Lynch) WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In recent weeks, Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New

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Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

  Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson,

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Obama marks Selma March milestone

  Obama marks Selma March milestone

(Above: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin- President Barack Obama, fourth from left, listens to Rep. John Lewis, (D-Ga.), as he speaks about

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Highlights of Justice Department Report on Ferguson Police Bias

  Highlights of Justice Department Report on Ferguson Police Bias

JEFF DONN, AP National Writer The Justice Department has released its investigation of the Ferguson Police Department, concluding that city

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