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Mr. President, We are Still Waiting for a Comprehensive Discussion of Gun Violence

We urge the President to go further on Friday during his time in Chicago, and make a substantive speech that addresses the underlying factors that perpetuate violence in Black and Latino communities across the nation.

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What Did You Think of President Obama’s State of the Union Address?

Last night, President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address. We want to hear from you! What do you think of President Obama’s SOTU speech? Did it leave you hopeful? Dissatisfied? Indifferent? Sound off below!

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Rosa Parks To Be First Black Woman Honored w/ U.S. Capitol Statue

Rosa Parks is set to become the first African American woman to be honored with a statue in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol. Is this a worthy tribute to Rosa Parks? What are your thoughts on her life and legacy?

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ANOTHER Former Police Officer Releases Manifesto Slamming LAPD

Another former LAPD officer has released his own manifesto. Former officer Joe Jones, who is also black, released a statement that echoes Christopher Dormer’s claim of racism within the LAPD. Although Jones does not support Dormer’s tactics, he says he understands:

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President Obama Delivering State of the Union Address Tonight; Hadiya Pendleton’s Parents Among Guests

President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address tonight. Among others, Hadiya Pendleton’s parents will be in attendance, so gun violence should be on the agenda. What else would you like to hear President Obama discuss in his address?

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Teacher Suspended for Pouring Pencil Shavings Down Student’s Throat

8th grader Marquis Jay was sitting in his chair, leaning his head back with his mouth open, when his teacher walked over and poured pencil shavings into his mouth. The teacher was suspended, but has since resumed work. Should the teacher be fired?

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2 Charged with Murder in Hadiya Pendleton Shooting

According to the Chicago Tribune, two young men have been charged with murder in the shooting of Hadiya Pendleton. The two suspects were reportedly out for revenge after a previous shooting. They mistook a friend of Pendleton’s for a rival gang member.

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Chicago Police Set to File Charges Against Two Suspects in Hadiya Pendleton Shooting

The Chicago Police Department is almost certain that charges will be made later today against two suspects in the shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton.

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Christopher Dorner is First Known Human Target of Drones on U.S. Soil

As the manhunt for former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner rages on, a drone is reportedly being used to locate him. He is the first known human target of a drone on U.S. soil.

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One Year Later, Remembering Whitney Houston

One year ago, the incomparable Whitney Houston passed away. Without question, among the finest vocalists ever. Her talent was undeniable, and she is still beloved and missed by fans across the globe. Rest in peace, Whitney.

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