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White woman who fatally shot Black neighbor arrested

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The Marion County Sheriff's Office says a Florida woman accused of fatally shooting her neighbor last week in the violent culmination of what the sheriff described as a 2½-year feud was arrested Tuesday. Susan Louise Lorincz, 58, who is white, was arrested on charges of manslaughter with a firearm, culpable negligence, battery and two counts of assault in the death of Ajike Owens, a Black mother of four. Authorities came under pressure Tuesday to arrest and charge the white woman who fired through her front her door and killed a Black neighbor in a case that has put Florida's divisive stand your ground law back into the spotlight.

Protesters voiced demands, met with tension

As a group of roughly 40 people began to gather outside of Walker Plaza at 1 p.m. Aug. 6, Indy10 Black Lives Matter organizer...

Protesters grapple with IUPUI’s troubled history, modern grievances

“Who owes us,” Aahron Whitehead asks a crowd assembled in Military Park June 19. “IUPUI,” the group responds emphatically. Whitehead, 20, organized a protest as...

The Sound of Justice: Panel to explore how music, art and change collide

From the classic socially conscious rhymes of Tupac to the tunes of modern lyrical legends Kendrick Lamar and Common, music has long been used...

Jordan Edwards was a good kid, but that shouldn’t matter

I am looking at his photograph now. His eyes are sincere, pure.His smile is sweet, humble.He looks just like his parents describe him: “a loving...

Indiana ranks No. 2 for Black homicide victimization

Indiana has the second highest Black homicide victimization rate in the nation with a rate of 29.49 per 100,000, which is nearly double the...

Young Black Males Matter: Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males to host annual event at Indiana Statehouse

The Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) will host nearly 200 young men between the ages of 12–18 during the...

Approaches vary among white allies of racial justice movement

For white people striving to be effective allies to people of color in the push for racial justice, the pursuit of the “right way”...

Photo series shows burden on Black backs

It just couldn’t wait any longer.Local musician Rehema McNeil organized a poignant photo project a couple months ago showing the precariousness that she and...

WNBA players staged an incredible boycott after being fined for wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

On Thursday morning, the WNBA levied fines against three teams and their players for donning uniforms worn to protest the recent spate of police killings of...
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