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January 2019

Alabama Civil Rights Institute Rescinds Angela Davis Honor

In this Feb. 19, 2015, file photo Angela Davis, author, educator and iconic civil rights activist, speaks during her visit to the University of Michigan-Flint, in Flint, Mich. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama announced Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, that it has rescinded its decision to honor Davis following unspecified complaints. Davis is a Birmingham native who has spent decades fighting for civil rights. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File)

New St. Louis County Prosecutor Fires Some Staff

In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Democratic candidate for St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell speaks during a campaign rally in Bridgeton, Mo. Wesley, the New St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, on his second day in office, has fired the veteran assistant prosecutor who was largely responsible for presenting evidence to the grand jury that declined to indict the white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

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