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‘It’s blue rags and murders out here.’ Los Angeles simmers at the announcement of LAPD arrest in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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Tension in South Los Angeles cools when residents learned that the Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect, Eric Holder, was apprehended.

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Los Angeles citizens enact their own investigation to deliver a suspect in Nipsey Hussle shooting

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The Los Angeles Police Department identifies a suspect in the shooting death of Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Ashgedom, thanks to the investigative and collective work of community members.

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‘This shit kicked the air out of Los Angeles.’ Rapper, activist, entrepreneur, Nipsey Hussle shot and killed

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At 33, Nipsey Hussle, whose birth name is Ermias Ashgedom, was one of the last frontiersmen who worked to sustain a viable and visible Black Los Angeles community. He juggled several ventures in his beloved Crenshaw District. On Sunday, the same place he worked hard to empower is where he was gunned down.

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College admissions scandal | Public conversations

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Kicking off our street cast, “This That & the Third | Public Conversations,” we cover the recent college admissions scandal where authorities uncovered an illicit operation involving rich and connected parents who paid to circumnavigate the application and acceptance process at elite universities.

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Days after New Zealand mosque massacre, lawmakers move to implement gun reforms

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will provide the details of plans on new gun legislation. These changes come after 50 people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday.

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Arrest of white nationalist Coast Guard leads to Congressional officials letter of concern to DOD

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Four Congressional officials question how the Feds deal with extremists in the military after the arrest of Christopher Hasson, 49, a Coast Guard lieutenant who is being held for gun violations and illegal drug possession. It is believed that he is a white nationalist who was planning domestic terrorist attacks.

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Husband, stepdaughter stage panhandling killing

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Baltimore residents are rocked again when Keith Smith, and his daughter, Valeria Smith, were charged for the murder of Keith’s wife, Jacquelyn Smith.

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New developments ‘shift’ Chicago PD investigation of attack on ‘Empire’ actor, Jussie Smollett

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Hundreds of hours of reviewed footage and multiple interviews around the alleged homophic, racist attack of actor Jussie Smollett have led the Chicago Police Department to Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo, Nigerian bodybuilding brothers living in the city.

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FBI says TV personality, Lisa Durden was on hit list of mail package bomber Cesar Sayroc

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Black woman commentator and Ark Republic contributor finds out that she was on the radar of Florida mail bombing suspect.

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Rape

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An educator writes about dealing with molestation and rape as a child and teen against the backdrop of the #Meetoo movement, as well as, the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial and Senate Judiciary hearings on the appointment of Bret Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court Justice.

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