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No indictment in Sandra Bland case

22 Dec

A grand jury has decided not to indict anyone in the case of Sandra Bland: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/12/no-indictment-in-sandra-bland-case.html

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Woman gives racist answers to avoid jury duty. Judge not amused.

7 Apr

Woman gives racist answers to avoid jury duty. Judge not amused.

Was she trying to get out of jury duty? Or when she wrote in the questionnaire that “African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians” are the three people I admire the least — is that how she really felt? Well the presiding judge was not amused and had a liitle surprise for her.

Find out what that was: http://aareports.com/2011/04/woman-gives-racist-answers-to-avoid.html

Positive Black People: Sheneese Starr Founder of The In Your Face Movement

2 Feb

Positive Black People: Sheneese Starr Founder of The In Your Face Movement

Far too often many people in black communities notice problems &  wait for someone else to fix them.  Then there are those who are tired of ” waiting for Superman” & say to themselves, “I Should “. Sheneese Starr is one of the latter. She is trying to enlighten us all to the effect the Industrial Prison Complex has had on Black America thru her In Your Face Movement.

 Read our interview http://goo.gl/fb/y6CPx

Scott sisters to be freed!

31 Dec

Two Mississippi sisters who have spent 16 years in prison over an $11 armed robbery will be released with an unusual stipulation: one must donate a kidney to the other. Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/12/scott-sisters-to-be-freed.html

Obama signs bill to close gap in crack & cocaine penalties

4 Aug

Obama signs bill to close gap in crack & cocaine penalties.

President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed a bill reducing the disparity between federal mandatory sentences for convictions for crack cocaine and the powder form of the drug.

Read more:

http://aareports.com/2010/08/obama-signs-bill-to-close-gap-in-crack.html

Black farmers settlement fund cut.

25 Jul

Even with all the turmoil surrounding Shirley Sherrod and the USDA the US Senate has refused again to pay money owed to black farmers. Read more here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/black-farmers-settlement-funds-cut.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