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Unarmed black man killed by police in Madison, Wisconsin

On the surface, the situation seems too familiar: Police kill an unarmed black man. Community members rally. They chant in unison and grief: “Black lives matter.” But the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Tony Robinson has its own unique set of circumstances. The deadly confrontation has made Madison, Wisconsin, the latest epicenter of protests. Demonstrators rallied Read More…

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University of Oklahoma fraternity shut down after racist chant

Even with the national chapter shutting down the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house at the University of Oklahoma, the school president said the university’s affiliation with the fraternity is permanently done as a campus group called for the expulsion of fraternity members. The members have until midnight Tuesday to get their things out of the house, Read More…

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GOP leaders to skip Selma march

WASHINGTON — Top Republican leaders on Capitol Hill won’t join the largest bipartisan congressional delegation ever in Selma, Alabama, this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise will not Read More…