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Get Stopped by the Police? There’s an App for That A cellphone app that records police stops is the people’s “body camera.”

By Sharee Silerio, The Root   They were tragedies caught on video.   Almost a year ago, Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, was shot and killed by Cleveland police officers within two seconds of the [...]

Oakland Files Federal Lawsuit Against Wells Fargo for Predatory Lending

City Attorney Barbara J. Parker filed a federal lawsuit against Wells Fargo recently to recover damages caused by the Well Fargo’s Banks widespread predatory and discriminatory lending practices.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Attorney General Harris Announces $2 Million in Grants to Fight Methamphetamine and Gang Activity

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced that the California Department of Justice has been awarded over $2 millions in federal grants to fight gang activity and the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine throughout [...]
Roni Dean-Burren
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Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery “Immigration”

By Stephen A. Crockett Jr., The Root   Texas mom Roni Dean-Burren took to YouTube recently to call out book publishing giant McGraw-Hill after she opened her son’s World Geography textbook and noticed a slight [...]