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From the Washington City Paper: According to an eyewitness, a D.C. Police detective (pictured above with gun) went nuts after kids pelted his Hummer with snowballs at 14th and U Streets NW over the weekend. The veteran detective got out of his car and eventually grabbed for his gun, displaying it to the crowd. He […]

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WASHINGTON — The City Council voted Tuesday to legalize gay marriage, giving supporters a victory after a string of recent defeats elsewhere and sending the issue to Congress, which has final say over laws in the nation’s capital. Mayor Adrian Fenty has promised to sign the bill, which passed 11-2, and gay couples could begin […]

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WASHINGTON – A 29-year-old homeless woman has given birth to a baby girl after, police said, she was befriended by a Maryland woman who held her captive for several days and tried to cut the baby from her womb. Officer Michelle Reedy, a spokeswoman for Prince George’s County police, said 40-year-old Veronica Deramous of Suitland, […]

President Obama has frequently suggested that the best way for him to aid minority Americans economically is to expand the economy for everyone. Ironically, that position is not particularly different from words uttered by former President Bush who actually did very little to benefit non-white Americans. Now, the help-everybody-and-minorities-will-benefit approach to pulling the nation out […]

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Via WJZ The jury in the public corruption trial of Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has found her guilty on count 4. Mary Bubala reports Dixon was acquitted of three other charges on Tuesday, including felony theft. But the conviction of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary could force her from office. “The city will still continue […]

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From NAACP.org: Washington, DC (November 23, 2009) – The NAACP, the country’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, announced today that acclaimed film director Tyler Perry has donated one million dollars, marking the largest gift ever given by an individual entertainer. In addition, Perry purchased several NAACP commissioned Jacob Lawrence lithographs and additional lithographs by […]

President Obama is being criticized by the way he bowed to Japan’s Emperor Akihito. Supporters argue, Obama’s bow was an attempt to be culturally appropriate; while critics say it was an embarrassment, and he dishonored the service and sacrifice of Americans who fought against Japan during World War II. Now granted, Emperor Akihito is the […]

WASHINGTON DC – The NAACP called for Louisiana Justice of the Peace Keith Bardwell to resign his post after denying an interracial couple a marriage license. In 1963 the US Supreme Court ended prohibition of marriage due to race in the case of Loving vs. Virginia. Justice Bardwell is in violation of Louisiana’s Judicial Code […]

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