Daily Archives: May 19, 2016

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero | Day 6

Freddie Gray case: Verdict expected Monday after closing arguments Thursday in Officer Nero trial Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero chose not take the stand as testimony in his trial concluded Wednesday, and Circuit Judge Barry Williams said he planned to … Continue reading

Posted in crime, Criminal Justice, Current Events, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Justice for Freddie Gray, News, Open Thread, Police bruality, Police violence, Racial Profiling, Racism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 52 Comments

President Buhari Receives Rescued #Chibokgirl, Amina Ali, At The Presidential Villa

Hat tip Alasholuyi Blog President Buhari received Amina Ali, one of the rescued abducted 219 Chibok Schoolgirls, at the State House earlier today, May 19. The rescued girl who nurses a four month old baby was led into the Villa … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Week

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Advocates’ hopes high for Native American women hotline WASHINGTON – Rape and domestic violence against Native American women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Events, Department of Justice, Domestic violence, First Nations, Human Rights, Native Americans, News, Open Thread, Politics, US Department of Justice | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 80 Comments