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Seargeant Jim Parker (LAPD) and Attorney Nana Gyamfi

Sgt. Jim Parker born in Camden, NJ and raised in Philadelphia, PA with five sisters and one brother. He became a marine in 1982 then joined the LAPD in 1989 as a patrol officer serving in the West L.A, 77th street, Hollywood, and North Hollywood divisions. Sgt. Jim Parker was
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Serena slams ‘sexist’ slur by Russian federation chief

The WTA took swift action and fined Tarpishchev $25,000 and disqualified him from working in an organizational capacity for a year on Saturday after he made the comments on Russian State Television on Friday. Tarpishchev, who is also an International Olympic Committee member, made an official apology later on Saturday
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Judge Kevin Ross and Jackie Poe

Kevin Andrew Ross (left) is an American host of the syndicated court show America’s Court with Judge Ross, a producer, communications strategist, and former judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court in California. Ross began contributing op-ed pieces for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Sentinel
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Ebola crisis: Nigeria declared free of virus

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz, speaking in the capital Abuja, said it was a “spectacular success story”. Nigeria won praise for its swift response after a Liberian diplomat brought
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White House rejects Ebola travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government’s ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone. The White House resisted the idea and tried to tamp down fear as the pool
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L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years

Los Angeles County saw the fewest number of hate crimes reported in 24 years in 2013, but black residents made up the overwhelming majority of victims despite making up less than 10% of the population, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Commission on Human Relations. There was
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Professor Charles Ogletree

Charles Ogletree is the Harvard Law School Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute. In addition, Professor Ogletree serves Harvard Law School as the Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice as well as Director of the Trial Advocacy Workshop
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Tech jobs: Minorities have degrees, but don’t get hired

SAN FRANCISCO – Top universities turn out black and Hispanic computer science and computer engineering graduates at twice the rate that leading technology companies hire them, a USA TODAY analysis shows. Technology companies blame the pool of job applicants for the severe shortage of blacks and Hispanics in Silicon Valley.
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Earnest Winborne

Earnest Winborne is a veteran television producer and director. In 2010, he launched NoMoreDownLow.TV – an entertainment news show dedicated to speaking the truth and dispelling the negative stereotypes of same gender loving people of color and their allies. He has also worked as an associate producer with The Oprah
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