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Update: Manhunt rumors haunt Miss. town with troubled past

By HOLBROOK MOHR (AP) – 8 hours ago SUMNER, Miss. — In the Mississippi Delta, nothing spreads faster than a rumor that an armed white mob chased black thieves through a cotton field. Throw in an armored personnel carrier and a racially charged past, and it’s no surprise federal investigators are checking it out. Suspicion […]

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Eric Holder ‘Bold Choice’ for Attorney General

Attorney General ‘bold choice’ for civil rightsBy Hazel Trice EdneyNNPA Editor-in-Chief Civil rights leaders across the nation are characterizing the nomination of former Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder for the spot of U.S. attorney general as a “bold choice” for prospective upgrades in civil rights and criminal justice laws that have long hindered Black progress. […]