Left: George Hunnewell Right: Deputy Chief David Borst (Photo via WFTV)

Florida police officers linked to KKK by FBI

July 15, 2014 Staff 0
by Carrie Healy (The Grio) Just 100 miles from Jacksonville, Fruitland Park deputy police chief and a fellow officer have been accused of being members of the Ku Klux Klan in an FBI investigation. Former Deputy Police […]
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Arkansas Woman Named Oldest American

July 9, 2014 Staff 0
For her 116th birthday, a south Arkansas woman celebrated with a party, cake and a new title. According to the Gerontology Research Group, Gertrude Weaver is now officially the oldest confirmed living American and the […]
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CBC Leads Effort in Voting Rights Amendment

July 8, 2014 Staff 0
Not even the Supreme Court can stop the Congressional Black Caucus from moving forward in its mission to protect African-American voters and others at the polls. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), led a contingent of caucus […]
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Senate Confirms First Openly Gay Black Judges

June 20, 2014 Staff 0
    The Senate made history this week with its vote to confirm Darrin Gayles to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.   Gayles, confirmed 98-0, is the nation’s first openly gay African-American […]
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