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 […]

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Killer Cop

November 24, 2014 Staff 0 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 […]

Al Austin Honored as a Community Legend

November 20, 2014 Staff 0
On Saturday, November 15, 2014, the AnnieRuth Foundation hosted  Honoring a Community Legend. The 2014 recipient was Alfred “Al” Austin.  Honoring a Community Legend is the forum used by the AnnieRuth Foundation to acknowledge unsung […]

JUL Equal Opportunity Luncheon Lauds and Enlightens

November 10, 2014 Staff 0
By Lynn Jones The 41st Annual Urban League Equal Opportunity Luncheon celebrated community stewardship, dedication and engagement as the historic institution burned the mortgage on their state of the art downtown headquarters and honored community […]
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