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Marathon Bombing Suspect: Not Enough Minorities in Jury Pool

DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect asked a judge Thursday to dismiss the indictment against their client or suspend his trial, saying there weren’t enough minorities and younger people in the jury pool. The move Read More

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Blame a Dark-Skinned Man

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   I don’t know where CNN’s John King got the information that a suspect in the Boston bombing was “a dark-skinned male,” but beyond apologizing, he needs to explain himself.  How many sources gave him the false tip?  If it Read More