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  • 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 […]

  • U.S. Justice Department Set to Investigate the Death of Eric Garner

    Dec 4, 14 by Qwest7 4 Comments

     *The death of Eric Garner has triggered an investigation in to the tragedy, the Huffington Post reports. News of the investigation was announced Wednesday by attorney general Eric Holder, who emphasized the importance of the probe. “Prosecutors will conduct an independent, thorough, fair and expeditious investigation,” Holder said. “The department will conduct a complete review […]

  • Justice Dept: Cleveland Police Have Pattern of Excessive Force (Watch)

    Dec 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Cleveland police officers use excessive and unnecessary force far too often, are poorly trained in tactics and firearm use and endanger the public and their fellow officers with their recklessness, the U.S. Justice Department said in a report presented today by Attorney General Eric Holder. The Justice Department and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson signed an […]

  • Killer Mike’s Reaction to Grand Jury Goes Viral (Watch)

    Nov 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Rapper Killer Mike has been vocal about the Michael Brown shooting ever since the unarmed teen was gunned down on Aug. 9 in Ferguson Miss. Monday night, after a grand jury announced that they were not going indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting, Killer Mike’s rap duo Run the Jewels took the stage […]

  • Michael Brown’s Mother Encourages Peace Among Protestors

    Nov 24, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *As the world waits to see if Darren Wilson will be indicted by a grand jury for the killing of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen’s mother is urging protestors to remain peaceful. Speaking to a gathering along Canfield Drive, just feet from where her son was killed, Lesley McSpadden encouraged peace as she told the […]