Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

Oklahoma cop attacks woman in parked car, drags her by hair and punches her: witnesses

David Edwards Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma said this week that they were considering recommending charges against a Yukon police officer after witnesses said that he assaulted a woman. An Oklahoma City police report obtained by KOCO said that the woman reported the attack early Saturday morning. According to the report, witnesses observed 29-year-old Zachary

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

GOP lawmaker wants Dallas to throw out LGBT protections and for schools to teach creationism

Bethania Palma Markus After Houston voters struck down an ordinance protecting LGBT people from discrimination, a creationist state senator would like Dallas to reconsider its own 13-year-old law that protects the group. Freshman State Sen. Don Huffiness (R) has been holding town hall meetings to advocate bringing the protections for LGBT people, which have been

Authorities investigate vandalism at University Of Missouri Black Culture Center

Authorities investigate vandalism at University Of Missouri Black Culture Center

International Business Times

Tensions continued at the University of Missouri Thursday after police said they were investigating a report of vandalism at the Columbia campus’ black culture center, the Associated Press reported. Police said someone spray-painted over a part of a sign at the center. The word “black” on a sign at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center was apparently…

For the fourth time this week, a racist threatened to massacre black college students — this time in Michigan

For the fourth time this week, a racist threatened to massacre black college students — this time in Michigan

Travis Gettys Another person has been arrested for making racist threats against black college students — this time in Michigan. Police said they took a suspect into custody Thursday afternoon in connection with an anonymous threat posted on social media directed at students at Michigan Technological University, reported The Detroit News. The university’s Department of

Thousands tell Obama to fire DEA chief for calling medical marijuana a ‘joke’

Thousands tell Obama to fire DEA chief for calling medical marijuana a ‘joke’

International Business Times

More than 36,000 people had signed a petition as of Friday morning asking President Barack Obama to fire Drug Enforcement Administration head Chuck Rosenberg over comments he made on medical marijuana. Rosenberg said Nov. 4 that smoking marijuana for medicinal purposes “is a joke,” CBS News reported. “What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana…

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Study: Number of black students — not crime — the major factor in a school’s decision to hire cops

Zaid Jilani, AlterNet Two professors, Tim Servoss, professor of psychology at Canisius College in New York, and education professor Jeremy Finn at the State University of New York at Buffalo, have performed research they plan to present in full in spring showing that the prevalence of police in schools correlates to the number of black

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Trump hilariously reenacts Carson’s knife fight and asks ‘how stupid’ is America to believe ‘this crap’

Tom Boggioni Speaking at an Iowa rally, 2016 Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump went off on a vicious tirade against his fellow GOP candidates that was highlighted by an over-the-top reenactment of Dr. Ben Carson’s alleged assault on a friend with a knife. Ultimately asking how “stupid” Iowans and Americans are to “believe this

3 Missouri men charged with terrorist threats: ‘I’m going to stand my ground and shoot every black person I see’

3 Missouri men charged with terrorist threats: ‘I’m going to stand my ground and shoot every black person I see’

Reuters Three 19-year-old Missouri men have been charged with making terrorist threats on social media about shooting people at college campuses in the state, and two of them talked about targeting black people. One of the three, Hunter M. Park, of Lake St. Louis, who allegedly made threats against the University of Missouri, was denied