Tag: Department of Justice

‘Go Pick Cotton’: Racist Utah School District Enabled Discrimination Against Black Students, DOJ Finds

NewsOne Featured Video Apparently, Utah’s Davis School District is a microcosm of America. Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Justice began an investigation into a multitude of complaints by non-white students detailing the bullying and discrimination they faced at the hands of white students and district employees. Basically, the district is overwhelmingly white, and […]

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Merrick Garland Is Enraging Democrats Who Want to See Trump Behind Bars

Beyond his two impeachment trials, which are noncriminal proceedings, Trump has not been personally charged with any state or federal crime since he became president. But there are multiple investigations underway that could carry potential legal liabilities for Trump. The Manhattan district attorney’s office charged the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, […]

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Washington State Sheriff Faces Charges Connected To Racial Profiling Incident Involving A Black Newspaper Carrier, Local Black Lives Matter Group Wants Him To Resign

NewsOne Featured Video Source: boonchai wedmakawand / Getty Washington state officials are taking action against a local sheriff after investigating profiling a Black newspaper carrier. But local activists say that’s not enough. The Washington Black Lives Matter Alliance wants Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer to resign. “Sheriff Troyer’s statements to witnesses that night—that Mr. Altheimer […]

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Who Is Jeffrey Clark, and How Did He Try to Destroy Democracy?

To watchdog groups, Clark has been a person of interest for months. In August, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to look into whether Clark broke federal law for following Trump in trying to use the Justice Department to cast doubt on the 2020 election results. In the […]

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DOJ Says Jacob Blake Being Shot In The Back 7 Times On Video Isn’t Proof Of Excessive Force

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty Federal prosecutors announced Friday there would be no charges in the shooting of Jacob Blake. After unsuccessfully trying to detain him, Kenosha officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, who is now paralyzed from the waist down.   Sheskey maintains he both acted in self-defense and was trying to […]

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