Historic Justice Department appointment: Kristen Clarke confirmed as first Black woman to lead Civil Rights Division

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By Charlene Crowell Kristen Clarke, confirmed as assistant attorney general for civil rights, U. S. Department of Justice. (Courtesy Photo) (TriceEdneyWire.com) – In recent years, many people of different races and ethnicities have fought against rollbacks to hard-won racial progress. From health disparities exposed in the COVID-19 pandemic, to voting rights, […]

Stacey A. Dixon Could Become The First Black Woman To Serve As The Nation’s No. 2 Intelligence Official After Biden Nomination

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Dixon is currently the deputy director of the Defense Department’s National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2016 in Washington, DC. / Photo Credit: Chip Somedevilla Stacey A. Dixon has been nominated to […]

Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

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By AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES, TAMMY WEBBER and STEVE KARNOWSKI People cheer after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn…. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was […]

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