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  • 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 […]

  • GOP Holds and Will Continue to Hold Lynch Hostage to Holder

    Jan 29, 15 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson 2 Comments

    *Texas senator John Cornyn wasted no time with U.S. Attorney General designate Loretta Lynch. He asked her point blank, “How are you going to be different from Eric Holder?”  It was not a question. It was a demand. Lynch gave him the requisite answer, “I am not Eric Holder.” That won’t be enough. The instant […]

  • AG Holder Reigns in Controversial Police Practice Civil Forfeiture

    Jan 19, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Newsy) – Attorney General Eric Holder made some sweeping changes to a controversial federal program Friday in a move that could curb cops from seizing people’s property without good reason. The new measures prohibit local and state police from using the Department of Justice’s Asset Forfeiture Program to confiscate the vehicles, valuables, cash or property of anyone suspected of wrongdoing. Property […]

  • 46th NAACP Image Awards to Honor Atty Gen. Eric H. Holder. Jr.

    Jan 17, 15 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *Los  Angeles, CA– The Honorable, Attorney General of the United States, Eric H. Holder, Jr. is set to receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the 46th NAACP Image Awards, broadcast live on Friday, February 6 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT tape-delayed) on TV One, the civil rights organization announced. The Chairman’s Award, chosen by Chairman of the NAACP National Board […]

  • AG Eric Holder on USA’s Race Problem: ‘We, As A Nation, Have Failed’

    Dec 19, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *(Via HuffPost) – Attorney General Eric Holder, who in the past has spoken frankly about racial inequalities in the U.S. criminal justice system, will revisit the subject Thursday during an interview with MSNBC’s Joy Reid. In a taped segment that aired Thursday (12-18-14) on “The Reid Report,” Holder and Reid met at the National Civil Rights […]

  • Spike Lee On Eric Garner Case: ‘I Don’t Know What The Grand Jury was Looking At’

    Dec 5, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Like many people, Spike Lee is wondering exactly what prompted the Staten Island grand jury to not indict New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the homicide of Eric Garner. The filmmaker weighed in on the situation Wednesday night during an appearance on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.” In his eyes, the hope for improved relations […]