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But according to a New York Times report, prosecutors in Shreveport, Louisiana are excluding potential Black jurors three times as often as jurors of another race by using peremptory challenges - an action that does not require attorneys to offer an explanation unless they are accused of racial bias in picking jurors. But the Supreme Court exception does little to ensure Black jurors are carrying out their civic duty, as an attorney can give the simplest of justifications to support their decision. Comment?
The United States and Cuba will take a step further towards rekindling their relationship. The two nations plan on announcing the reopening of their embassies for the first time in more than 50 years. Comment?
The mother of a deceased teen from Chicago accepted his diploma during an emotional graduation ceremony this week after he was killed in a devastating car crash. Katherine Jackson walked with hundreds of students at Thornton Fractional North High School on Wednesday after her son, Aaron Dunigan , died in a car accident during his prom over the weekend. Comment?
Rhonda A. Lee , the Black woman who was fired from her meteorologist job in Shreveport, La., after defending her natural hair on the station's Facebook page, has just accepted a job with a national weather channel in Colorado. By all accounts, it is my dream job and I am thrilled to be a part of the WeatherNation family," she said Thursday night on Facebook. Comment?
After the autopsy details were released for Ezell Ford , a South Los Angeles man who was killed in a police shooting, activists are speaking out to have the officers who were responsible for his death charged with murder. The Coalition for Community Control Over the Police is calling for County Dist. Comment?
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