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  • Officer Acquitted on All Charges in Freddie Gray Case

    May 25, 2016, 9:44 a.m.

    A Baltimore officer was acquitted of assault and other charges Monday in the arrest of Freddie Gray, dealing prosecutors a second straight blow in their attempt to hold police accountable for the black man's death from injuries suffered in the back of a police van.
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  • The African-American Voters Feel that the Democratic Party Takes Them for Granted

    May 25, 2016, 9:52 a.m.

    A recent poll revealed many Black voters in California strongly identify with the Democratic Party, although 58 percent feel the establishment takes them for granted. Commissioned by the African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation (AAVREP) Project, The California African American Policy Priorities Survey sampled 800 potential African-American voters’ in Los Angeles, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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  • Life Interrupted (pt 2)

    May 25, 2016, 9:42 a.m.

    Life Interrupted; The Path Forward for African American Seniors Following the Nation’s Housing Crisis (Part II)
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Amazon Borrows from YouTube Script, Opens Marketplace to Video Creators

Amazon.com has launched a self-serve marketplace for video that lets pretty much anybody upload content and make money off of it. It’s where YouTube meets Kindle Direct Publishing, the Seattle tech giant’s self-publishing service for books. The launch of Amazon Video Direct, announced Tuesday, highlights Amazon’s knack for breaking down most forms of gatekeeping that have traditionally ruled cultural industries, from books to movies.

Sports

The National Sports Beat with Brad Pye Jr.

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Another history maker, Mae Rallins, a two-time Olympian coach, died since the last edition. Stephen Curry told Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins: “The Voice of the Warriors Dares You to Define him.”

The National Sports Beat with Brad Pye Jr.

Note, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Earl Watson is scheduled to open the 2016- 2017 season as the youngest coach in the NBA, Watson says he wanted to be a coach since the first day he walked into Coach John Wooden office as a UCLA freshman, Watson was hired as an interim coach for the Phoenix Suns, Watson recently signed a three year contract with the Suns.

Lifestyle

Retirement Plans for Workers Who Don’t Have a 401(k)

Just because you don't have a 401(k) doesn't mean you can't retire in style. Some types of employer-provided retirement savings plans allow you to save even more than you can with a traditional 401(k). Here's a look at what's out there

By The President of the United States of America a Proclamation on Mental Health

Nearly 44 million American adults, and millions of children, experience mental health conditions each year, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress. Although we have made progress expanding mental health coverage and elevating the conversation about mental health, too many people still do not get the help they need.