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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Walter Scott appears in his Coast Guard uniform in this undated photo. (Credit: The Scott family)
The judge presiding over the case of Walter Scott, who in April 2015 was shot in the back by former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, was forced to declare a mistrial on Monday after the jury announced that they were unable to come "to a unanimous decision." "The court therefore must declare a mistrial in this case and I so declare...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The attorney named as President-elect Donald Trump's White House counsel,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A 2014 protest outside the White House called on President Barack Obama to free the whistleblower Chelsea Manning. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/cc/flickr)
With just weeks left in his presidency, the call for U.S. President Barack...

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Citing a moment in time that calls for the same "relentless, principled, organized resistance" as MLK's Montgomery Bus Boycott, activists chose today's Dec. 5 anniversary to launch a national Injustice Boycott against racial injustice and police brutality. Starting in New York, San Francisco and Standing Rock, the boycott will target cities, states, and companies that commit or condone abuses, mirroring King's spirit of mutuality in which, "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."