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Former Black Panther member, Geronimo Pratt, in recent years known as Geronimo Ji Jiga, 63, passed away at his home in Tanzania, at his home Thursday, June 2.
Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez said goal of Department of Justice's investigation of Seattle Police was to ensure accountability, respect and trust.
As part of the 50 year anniversary celebration of the Freedom Rides, PBS hosted a 20-city re-enactment journey of the original Freedom Rides. From May 6-17, I along with 39 other students, five original freedom riders and Ray Arsenault, author of “Freedom Rides: 1961 and the Struggle For Racial Justice,” followed the original route from Washington, D.C. to New Orleans, Louisiana. Anniston, Alabama was one such stop.
The 2000 Census has confirmed what anyone walking in urban neighborhoods already knew, black folks are leaving the cities in droves. They are leaving for the suburbs where public schools are better and square footage cheaper.
Ronald W. Sharpe was recently nominated by President Barack Obama to fill the position that covers the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Combined with the endorsement of President Barack Obama and a stellar political campaign, Richmond’s election was a stand-out Democratic success story from the 2010 midterms.
Former President George W. Bush’s newly released memoir “Decision Points” is creating a stir of curiosity mixed with some interesting revisions on major events from his Presidency.