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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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Supreme Court upholds North Carolina’s new limits on voting

North Carolina can enforce new voting restrictions adopted by the state’s Republican leaders and opposed by civil rights advocates, the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday. The justices lifted a lower court order by a 7-2 vote. The state can end same-day registration for new voters and bar the counting of
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Paul W. Wallace

Paul W. Wallace, M.D., M.P.A., has overseen the operation of Wallace of Beverly Hills since 1993. For over 20 years he has proudly served Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Mid-Wilshire, Rancho Park, Century City and West Los Angeles. A native of Los Angeles, he has always believed in innovative approaches to
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Judge: Ferguson police violated protesters’ rights

A federal judge ruled Monday that a tactic police used to control protesters in Ferguson, Mo., is unconstitutional and issued a preliminary injunction halting the practice. U.S. District Judge Catherine Perry in St. Louis ordered law enforcement agencies to stop enforcing a requirement that protesters keep moving rather than stand
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