Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Subscribe Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Eugene Scott by Eugene Scott Email the author March 27 at 4:08 PM Email the author If you're looking for someone to be surprised by the decision not to bring criminal charges against the Baton Rouge police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling, don't look to black voters. Sterling's death prompted intense protests after he was killed in July 2016 by officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake, who were responding to a call … [Read more...] about Only one-third of African Americans say they have confidence in the police. Killings like Alton Sterling’s are part of the reason.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City advertising agency paid a discounted price of $300 for a photograph of South African construction cranes that the Cuomo administration used in a state report to illustrate economic development in New York.A copy of the receipt for the photo obtained by The Associated Press shows Campbell Ewald NY bought the image in July 2016 from Getty Images. The photo's cost is listed as $575 on the stock photo company's website.The photo shows seven towering construction cranes. It appeared across pages 5 and 6 of the 2017 annual report released last month by Empire State Development, the state's economic development agency. The photo has been replaced.The photo's origins were discovered by the AP and acknowledged by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Feb. 20.Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Sign up for BREAKING NEWS Emails … [Read more...] about Firm paid $300 for S. African cranes photo used in NY report
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Ron Castanzo pulled up to the parking lot of the strip mall in the Belair-Edison neighborhood of Northeast Baltimore in his minivan a while back.On a grassy spot near the entrance of the Belair Edison Crossing shopping center on Belair Road, he saw the top of a white tombstone breaking through the ground, like a tooth coming in.Castanzo, a professor at the University of Baltimore who teaches courses in anthropology and human biology, remembers thinking: “Wow, there was a cemetery here.”It was the beginning of an effort to dig up a past long paved over. Laurel Cemetery opened in 1852 as the first non-religious cemetery for Baltimore’s African-American community. About 20 percent the size of Green Mount Cemetery, it became the final resting place for Union soldiers, African Methodist Episcopal bishops, civil rights leaders, businessmen and professionals from the city’s black middle class.“If you were somebody of note, the likelihood is that Laurel Cemetery … [Read more...] about Rediscovering the African-American graveyard beneath a Baltimore shopping center
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest 11-year-old Naomi Wadler sends powerful message at March for Our Lives: Honor African-American victims Naomi Wadler's speech focused on gun deaths of African-American women when she spoke at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 26 Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA Today Network Sean Rossman, USA TODAY Published 2:17 p.m. ET March 24, 2018 | Updated 2:45 p.m. ET March 24, 2018 CLOSE Protestors make their way onto Pennsylvania Avenue for the "March for Our Lives" in this time-lapse video. Jasper Colt/USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 26 COMMENT EMAIL MORE An … [Read more...] about 11-year-old Naomi Wadler sends powerful message at March for Our Lives: Honor African-American victims