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Hillary Clinton says Freddie Gray case proves ‘There Is Something Profoundly Wrong’ In Our Criminal Justice System

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday used her first major policy speech as a 2016 presidential candidate to draw attention to the death of Baltimore’s Freddie Gray, saying it was part of an “undeniable” pattern in which black men in America are disproportionately targeted by the criminal justice system. “What we have seen in Baltimore should — indeed, I think does — ... Read More »

Viola Davis to play Hero Harriet Tubman in HBO Film

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in an HBO Films and Amblin TV production, EW confirmed. The untitled project is based on Kate Clifford Larson’s book Bound for the Promised Land, the 2003 biographic novel on the Civil War-era abolitionist and prominent Underground Railroad worker. Deadline first reported the news. This is the third Underground Railroad-related project in ... Read More »

Rainbow coalition of traditional marriage supporters march to supreme court

What may have been the most diverse gathering of activists ever in Washington, D.C., gathered Saturday to “March for Marriage.” While the rainbow is often used as a symbol of diversity for the Gay Rights Movement, an impressive array of racial and ethnic backgrounds were evident among those united to defend marriage. Eric Teetsel, executive director of the Manhattan Declaration, ... Read More »

Man awaiting verdict on felony sex abuse case shoots himself outside court

A piano teacher awaiting a jury’s verdict on charges claiming he sexually assaulted an underage student has shot himself outside a New Hampshire courthouse, court officials say. Authorities say 75-year-old John Goodwin, of Atkinson, went on trial this week on six counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault. Prosecutors said that Atkinson, who pleaded not guilty, repeatedly sexually assaulted a student, ... Read More »

Mother says she doesn’t regret killing her two children

The wife of a U.S. Army colonel who shot her two children dead four years ago says she does not regret it. Julie Schenecker, 54, was convicted last May of shooting her son Beau, 13, and daughter Calyx, 16, in their upscale Tampa Bay, Florida home in January 2011 while her husband served overseas. Now in an exclusive jailhouse interview, ... Read More »

Mayweather vs Pacquaio tickets sell out within minutes as thousands are expected to watch it illegally via Periscope

Ringside tickets for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio are fetching upwards of $130,000 online after official outlets sold out within minutes on Thursday night. Due to the high Pay-per-view price of the fight ($89.99 – $99.99), its anticipated thousands of fight fans might try to watch the bout for free via a live video streaming app ... Read More »

20-years-old girl who gave birth while in coma wakes up, mom says ‘we never gave up’

The mother of a pregnant woman who woke up from a four-month coma earlier this month said she knew doctors were wrong when they told her that her 20-year-old daughter wouldn’t wake up. Anna Moser’s daughter Sharista Giles of Sweetwater, Tennessee, was driving home from a concert in December with friends when a car accident sent her to the hospital ... Read More »

As of today 38 women have accused Bill Cosby!

Three new women have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault, bringing his total number of alleged victims to 38. Janice Baker Kinney, Marcella Tate, and Autumn Burns held a press conference on Thursday morning in Los Angeles, California, to announce their claims. Their attorney Gloria Allred, who represents most of Cosby’s accusers, said the event was timed deliberately to damage ... Read More »

Television station fined for showing sexually graphic image

The federal government has fined a Virginia television station $325,000 for showing a sexually graphic image to the public, the first fine of its kind to be issued in the past seven years. According to reports, CBS affiliate WDBJ in Roanoke had included an explicit image during a 2012 news report about a former porn star who had left the ... Read More »

Loretta Lynch confirmed as Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation’s attorney general, ending months of delay. The vote was 56-43 in the Senate Thursday. Lynch will replace Eric Holder and become the first black woman in the nation’s top law enforcement post. She currently serves as U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Her confirmation was delayed for ... Read More »

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