Rice wins appeal, ‘suspension vacated’

November 28, 2014 Staff 0
by Barry Wilner NEW YORK (AP) – Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players’ union said Friday. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press […]

Alpha Phi Alpha Crowns Miss Black & Gold

November 26, 2014 Staff 0
Taylor Baines, a junior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, was crowned Miss Black and Gold 2014 during the pageant sponsored by the Jacksonville Graduate Chapter, Upsilon Lambda, of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.. […]

Marissa Alexander Agrees to Plea Deal

November 25, 2014 Staff 0
Florida mother will serve 65 more days in jail and will also be subject to two years of house arrest. by Patrick Peck The controversial criminal case against Marissa Alexander, the Black woman in Florida […]

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

November 24, 2014 Staff 0
Ben Nuckols, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP)— Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by […]

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

November 24, 2014 Staff 0
Diversityinc.com A St. Louis County grand jury has declined to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed Black teen Michael Brown. Prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch spent several minutes explaining […]

Feds to Create Wrongful Convictions Unit

November 20, 2014 Staff 0
By Jazelle Hunt U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia will take on […]
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