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  • Black Fox News Contributor Dogs Michelle Obama’s Commencement Speech (WATCH)

    May 13, 15 by Qwest7 18 Comments

    *First Lady Michelle Obama may have scored points with the folks at Tuskegee University for her commencement address to the class of 2015, but apparently it wasn’t good enough for Angela McGlowan. During an appearance Tuesday on “Fox & Friends,” the Fox News contributor was critical of Obama, saying she was too focused on the […]

  • Loretta Lynch Sworn In; Inherits Civil Rights Probes from Eric Holder

    Apr 27, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *A string of deadly confrontations between mostly white police and black men will be among challenges immediately facing Loretta Lynch, who was officially sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general Lynch, 55, takes over as the country’s top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore take to […]

  • Loretta E. Lynch Finally Confirmed as Next US Atty General

    Apr 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Loretta E. Lynch’s epically long wait to win confirmation as U.S. attorney general ended Thursday, after the Senate narrowly approved the veteran New York prosecutor’s nomination. Twenty Republicans joined the Senate’s 44 Democrats and two independents in supporting the procedural move that set up a final vote, reports the Washington Post. But getting the Senate […]

  • Sen. Durbin: Loretta Lynch Being Asked to ‘Sit in the Back of the Bus’ (Watch)

    Mar 18, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *”Loretta Lynch, the first African-American woman nominated to be attorney general, is asked to sit in the back of the bus when it comes to the Senate calendar,” said Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.). President Barack Obama nominated Lynch in November, but she has been waiting months for her confirmation vote. She’s waited more than three […]

  • Darren Wilson Won’t Face Civil Rights Charges in Mike Brown Death

    Mar 4, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Darren Wilson, the former Ferguson, Missouri cop who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, will not face federal civil rights charges in connection with Brown’s death, Justice Department officials said Wednesday. DOJ found that Wilson’s use of deadly force against Brown could not be proven to be considered “objectively unreasonable,” and that federal […]

  • DOJ Will Not Charge George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin’s Death

    Feb 24, 15 by EURPublisher01 17 Comments

    *The Department of Justice has notified Trayvon Martin’s family that it will not charge George Zimmerman under federal civil rights law, according to ABC News. Zimmerman, who shot the 17-year-old after a confrontation in 2012, has already been acquitted of state-level murder and manslaughter charges by a Florida jury. Federal prosecutors concluded there is not […]