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Have race relations improved under President Obama?

25 Aug

Have race relations improved under President Obama?

In 2011 we will see both MLK Memorial opening and a black man sitting in the White House. Do you feel that race relations in the United States are better now than they were in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected?

 Vote and give your opinions here: http://aareports.com/2011/08/have-race-relations-improved-under.html

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Woman flies confederate flag in predominantly black neighborhood

17 Oct

Woman flies confederate flag in predominantly black neighborhood

Annie Chambers Caddell, whose ancestors fought in the Civil War, insists the Confederate flag flying over her home is an important reminder of her heritage. But for her neigbors in this tree-shrouded, historically black neighborhood, it’s an unpleasant reminder of a by-gone era they’d rather not see every time they pass by her house.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/10/woman-flies-confederate-flag-in.html

Shirley Sherrod video was edited!

21 Jul

Shirley Sherrod video was edited!

The video of Shirley Sherrod was edited. The video was posted by Andrew Breitbart on his Big Government web site suddenly ends before a very important part of Sherrod’s speech in which she states something that changes the entire context of what we have seen .

 Read more http://aareport…s.com/2010/07/unedited-video-supports-shirley.html

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

17 Jul

NY Gov. Paterson Signs Law Limiting NYPD Stop-Frisk Database

Gov. David Paterson signed legislation Friday that would stop New York City police from storing the names of hundreds of thousands of people who were stopped and frisked without facing charges, calling the practice “not a policy for a democracy.”

http://aareports.com/2010/07/ny-gov-paterson-signs-law-limiting-nypd.html

Sign the NAACP Pledge against Hate

16 Jul

After speaking out against racist acts committed by fringe members of the Tea Party, the NAACP is under harsh criticism by its opponents. I just signed a pledge to stand up against hate and show my support for the NAACP — you should too.

http://aareports.com/2010/07/sign-naacp-pledge-against-hate.html

Riots in San Francisco after BART police shooting verdict

10 Jul

Riots in San Francisco after police shooting verdict

Police clashed with protesters who looted businesses and smashed windows in Oakland, California after a white policeman Johannes Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man, Oscar Grant on an Oakland train platform. Watch video on this story by using the link below:

http://aareports.com/2010/07/riots-break-out-in-oakland-after-police.html

Black man shot in head and then dragged down road in alleged hate crime

6 Jun

Black man shot in head and then dragged down road in alleged hate crime:

In an incident reminiscent of the 1998 slaying of James Byrd, the FBI, state and local police are trying to determine whether a hate crime was committed when Gregory Collins, a white man allegedly shot Anthony Hill a black man to death and then dragged his body for about 10 miles behind his pickup. Read more by using the link below:

http://aareports.com/2010/06/black-man-shot-and-his-body-dragged.html