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Report details ‘discriminatory censorship’ laws targeting schools and students

By LEE V. GAINES At least 21 states and 145 school districts or other local governments have embraced what two legal scholars describe as discriminatory...

Hundreds rally amid rush hour traffic in honor of Coach Nell 

Chants, cheers, cries and clamoring horns rang out in memory of Coach Nell amid rush hour traffic as nearly 250 people marched during the...

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.

On this Day: Remembering Tank Man at Tiananmen Square

On this day in 1989, an unidentified man stood in front of a squadron of tanks in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The individual, who came...

‘These are our children!’ Activists protest NRA Convention in downtown Indianapolis

Demonstrators took turns reading the names of thousands of children killed by gun violence as they protested outside the NRA Convention last weekend. They demanded action on gun control, with some laying out in the grass to symbolize deaths caused by gun violence. They want the NRA to stop obstructing gun control legislation.

Expelled Tennessee lawmakers both seeking seats again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two expelled Black Democratic lawmakers in Tennessee say they want to be reappointed, then elected back to their seats. The comments by former Reps. Justin Jones and Justin Pearson follow their ouster by the Republican-led Legislature for a protest on the House floor urging passage of gun-control measures in the wake of a deadly school shooting in Nashville. Both former lawmakers told NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that they want to return to their positions as lawmakers. The Nashville metro council is likely to reappoint Jones during a specially called meeting Monday. The Shelby County Commission plans to announce soon when it will meet to fill the vacancy left by Pearson’s expulsion. Likewise, commissioners can reinstall Pearson.

In Selma, Biden says right to vote remains under assault

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — President Joe Biden used the searing memories of Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” to recommit to a cornerstone of democracy, lionizing a seminal moment...

The birth of a protest

A group of roughly 10 people, led by Black Panther organizers, crisscrossed the city May 29 looking for a good place to shut it...

The birth of a protest

A group of roughly 10 people, led by Black Panther organizers, crisscrossed the city May 29 looking for a good place to shut it...

NAACP calls on Senate to block Sessions as Attorney General, hold protest at office

Editor's Note: Following the release of this resolution over the weekend, a group of NAACP members staged a protest in Sessions Mobile, AL office. “Our...
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