Category: National News

Marlene Pinnock Receives Settlement from California Highway Patrol

Marlene Pinnock, the 51-year-old great-grandmother who was seen nationally being punched and beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer last summer, will receive a $1.5 Read more »

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Legal Groups to File $200M Lawsuit Against Ferguson

Ferguson, MO – Three different legal groups have lowered the legal boom on Ferguson, Missouri. They include Black Lawyers for Justice, the National Bar Association Read more »

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Early Voting Days Restored in Ohio, But Not in NC

A federal judge ruled September 4 that cuts to early voting in Ohio must be restored in time for the November election. The American Civil Read more »

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NC Artist Fellowship Applications

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2014-15 Artist Fellowship awards for songwriters, composers, and writers. The program, now Read more »

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Howard Buffett Acquires Rosa Parks Memorabilia

Howard Buffett, the son of billionaire Warren Buffet, has purchase items related to Rosa Parks for $4.5 million, according to CNN Money. Parks, dubbed “the Read more »

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“Aunt Jemima” Family Files Lawsuit

The grandson of Anna Short Harrington (Aunt Jemima) has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of himself and all of her great-grandchildren. D.W. Hunter Read more »

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FCC Closes Official Comment Period for Comcast-TWC Merger

New York, NY – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has closed the public comment period for Comcast’s proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. Read more »

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California to Ban Plastic Bags

Los Angeles, CA – Governor Jerry Brown said he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make California the first state Read more »

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Clown Fired for Calling Woman “Nappy Head”

Memphis, TN – A Tennessee clown who worked at The Delta Fair over Labor Day weekend was hired to anger people so that they would Read more »

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Men Trying to Rob Church Sprayed with Bullets

New Orleans – Unsuspecting thief Joseph Cross and his unnamed companion got more than they bargained for when they decided to steal some copper from Read more »

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