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Austin TX shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 hospitalized

AUSTIN, Texas — A shooting in a crowded entertainment district in downtown Austin early Sunday left one woman dead and three others...

7 Rules for Recording Police

Steve Silverman – Reason In 2012, the City of Boston agreed to pay Simon Glik $170,000 in damages and legal fees to settle a civil...

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Whistleblowing by Smartphone

In America there are laws that protect the rights of individuals to blow the whistle on wrongful corporate conduct.  Federal agencies like...

marc morial

Save Our Cities: Education, Jobs & Justice

“I recognize we are in political season.  But the Urban League understands that your mission transcends politics.  Good jobs,...

Sandra 'Sandy B' Brown

Violence & Police

Dear SandyB: Just watching what has gone on in recent days with the killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in...

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Stephanie Murphy Addresses DNC

Stephanie Murphy addressed the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night as part of the Democratic Women of the House presentation. ...

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Voter Registration Efforts On-going

On Saturday July 23, 2016, volunteers from the Central Florida A. Philip Randolph Institute, the Orange County Chapter of the Florida ...

Mayor, Commissioners Highlight Successes of Orlando Main Street Districts

July 27, 2016 – ORLANDO, FL – Last night, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orlando City Commissioners joined with the City’s Orlando Main...

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Noel Carter trial will revisit police misconduct this Aug 15

The “thin blue line” a creation of prosecutors and policeThe trial of Noel Carter is currently set for August 15th. Whether or...

bernie sanders

Hillary Clinton First Woman Nominee for President of USA

Bernie Sanders moved for suspension of the rules and placed Hillary’s name into nominationPHILADELPHIA — It’s official....