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First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

How Did Victor White III Die in the Backseat of a Cop Car?

Photos courtesy of the White familyThe night Victor White Sr.’s son died in the backseat of a cop car in New Iberia, Louisiana, he called the local sheriff’s station to figure out where his boy was.“I asked them if he’d been apprehended, and they told ... [Published Vice Magazine US - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Question preconceptions: Prejudice, racial injustice influence change in PSU’s ‘Blood at the Root’

Blood at the Root” is an explosive new drama that explores the escalation of racial tensions when a student challenges the status quo at an integrated but racially segregated high school in the conservatively charged South. The drama focuses on six black ... [Published Centre Daily Times - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

TREME REWRITES POST-KATRINA HISTORY. AND THAT'S A GOOD THING.

Treme Rewrites Post-Katrina History.And That's a Good Thing.by Jordan FlahertyAfter three and a half seasons, HBO's Treme concluded in December, and last week the entire series became available as a box set.  The show started with low ratings that got ... [Published MRzine - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Warren Ballentine To Keynote Black Press Breakfast This Friday

Warren Ballentine  Syndicated radio talk-show host Warren Ballentine will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Black Press Breakfast to take place this Fri, Mar. 14 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Mount Zion Church located at 1634 – 19th Ave. (Rev. ... [Published Seattle Medium - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 2 reports

State police investigate in-custody death

Victim, 22, fatally shot while in handcuffsState police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old New Iberia, La. man who local police sat shot and killed himself while handcuffed in an Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office vehicle Sunday night, March 2.Trooper ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rahul changes plan, flies to Sambalpur

Sambalpur/ Bhubaneswar, Feb. 10: The death toll in the Hirakud boat tragedy mounted to 28 today with the recovery of 15 more bodies. Though rescue operation continued till evening, three persons ? Sampad Saraf, 44, Ishan Neotia, 3, and Shruti Agrawal, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 11 2014]

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...said to me in a moment of reflection and lamentation. "I'm just in disbelief. I still call out his name. I still think I'm going to wake up from this nightmare."
...  Suddenly, the rescue was militarized.  Then-Governor Kathleen Blanco announced: "I'm sending in National Guard troops, they're locked and loaded, they've been trained to shoot to kill, and I expect they will."  Police were given orders to "take the city back," and armed vigilante groups roamed parts of the city...

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How Did Victor White III Die in the Backseat of... [Published Vice Magazine US - Mar 25 2014]
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TREME REWRITES POST-KATRINA HISTORY. AND THAT'... [Published MRzine - Mar 19 2014]
Warren Ballentine To Keynote Black Press Breakf... [Published Seattle Medium - Mar 11 2014]
State police investigate in-custody death [Published Louisiana Weekly - Mar 10 2014]
Gun violence aimed at Black males triggers concern [Published Louisiana Weekly - Mar 10 2014]
Rahul changes plan, flies to Sambalpur [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Feb 11 2014]
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