No Indictment For N.Y. Cop Who Killed Eric Garner

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New York (CNN) -- A grand jury in New York on Wednesday decided not to indict white police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the July choke hold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, according to two law enforcement officials. During the fatal encounter July 17 Garner raised both hands in the air … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Legendary Director Mike Nichols Passes Away at 83

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Iconic director Mike Nichols has died at the age of 83. The legendary director and pioneering comedian graced the big screen, small screen, and Broadway. Some of his legendary works include Annie and Angels in America. His most notable films include Silkwood, Working Girl, Birdcage, and The … [Read more...]

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Searing Tribute To Black Men Killed By Police

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In a short but powerful segment , Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to the deaths of other black men at the hands of police  America's history — and to of injustice towards black people. Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were … [Read more...]