Linda Brown, the Girl Who Was at the Center of Brown V. the Board of Education Case, Has Died

From CBS News: Linda Brown Thompson, who as a young girl was the student at the center of the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education that declared school segregation unconstitutional, has died in Topeka, Kansas. She was 75. The Peaceful Rest Funeral Chapel in Topeka confirmed it is handling funeral arrangements for […]

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The Florida School Shooting

From the Sun-Sentinel: Shortly before 5:45 a.m. Thursday, the young man accused in a shooting that left more than a dozen people dead was escorted into Broward’s Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale. Nikolas Cruz was surrounded by Broward Sheriff’s deputies who walked him inside the facility. Some 15 hours earlier, the deadliest school shooting since […]

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White Clumsiness and Racial Hoaxes: White Guy Hurts Himself By Accident, and Blames It on a Black Guy

From Raw Story: Minnesota man was arrested on Wednesday after he accidentally shot himself in the arm—then told police he was attacked by an armed “black male.” Brent Patrick Ahlers, a 25-year old security guard at St. Catherine University, shot himself in the shoulder Tuesday night, prompting a campus-wide lock-down and building-to-building school sweep, City […]

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