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L. Brooks Patterson

Bashing the black city

The often outspoken Oakland County Executive is once again in hot water over comments he made about Detroit in a recent interview with “New Yorker” magazine. L. Brooks Patterson is…


Residents anxious as shootings in black Baltimore surge

The surge in violence continues in Baltimore as the police report more shootings, the last of which happened late Saturday in Northeast Baltimore. Clergy and lawmakers are trying to calm…


Setting a new record: Chicago’s murder rate

With still a few days to go until the new year, 40-year-old Nathaniel T. Jackson became the five-hundredth person killed in Chicago, Illinois since the start of 2012. In 2011,…