SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers are asking questions about what went wrong with a large dairy that is facing a lawsuit, regulatory problems and bankruptcy in an effort to find ways to prevent a similar situation in the future.The Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural...
Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers:_____The Oregonian/OregonLive, May 23, on rebuilding faith in police oversight board:Derek Ashton, an attorney representing former Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea, didn't mince words in criticizing a committee's recommendation that O'Dea lose his police...
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, Starbucks, Vulcan and other companies have pledged a total of more than 0,000 toward an effort to repeal Seattle's newly passed tax on large employers intended to combat homelessness.Just days after the Seattle City Council approved the levy, the No Tax On Jobs...
SELAH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say 14 vehicles were destroyed in a brush fire in central Washington.The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the fire scorched about a half square mile near Selah on Tuesday.Selah Deputy Fire Chief Jim Lange says the fire threatened multiple homes and burned up to...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Milwaukee police releasing body-camera footage showing the arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown (all times local):7:05 p.m.The president of the NAACP in Milwaukee says he doesn't see anything in a newly released police body-camera video that would warrant...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been disciplined.Brown responded with a statement...
SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge that he spat on an Uber driver last year in Seattle.The Seattle Times reports (https://bit.ly/2s3scWE) the 52-year-old "Deadliest Catch" star pleaded guilty Wednesday.Under the plea deal, a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney.Attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he's "very hopeful" that a planned...
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Teachers across the country have left their classrooms this spring to protest at...
PARIS (AP) — Police are preparing to dismantle makeshift camps holding close to 2,500 migrants in the...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Two infected patients who fled from an Ebola treatment center in a Congo city of 1.2...
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and Survive the Criminal Justice System
by Robbin Shipp, Esq. and Nick Chiles
2. An Obama's Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures
by Mark Obama Ndesandjo
3. Who We Be: The Colorization of America
by Jeff Chang
4. Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black
by Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC)
Foreword by Alfre Woodard
5. Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
by Misty Copeland
6. One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future
by Dr. Ben Carson and Candy Carson
7. Finding Your Roots
by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
8. What the Word Be: Why Black English Is the King’s (James) English
by Diane Proctor Reeder
9. Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Final Year
by Tavis Smiley
with David Ritz
10. Culture Worrier: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change
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Why Vegan is the New Black
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The Lawyer as Leader: How to Plant People and Grow Justice
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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
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Stokely: A Life
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Brown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson
The Light of Truth: Writings of an Anti-Lynching Crusader
by Ida B. Wells
Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Mia Bay
General Editor: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Success through Stillness: Meditation Made Simple
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The Imperfect Marriage
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Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy
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Black and White: The Way I See It
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Transforming Pain to Power: Unlock Your Unlimited Potential
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Story/Time: The Life of an Idea
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Place, Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America
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Old School Adventures from Englewood--South Side of Chicago
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The Man from Essence
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Foreword by Camille O. Cosby
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Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
by Maya Angelou
Cosby: His Life and Times
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A Black Gambler’s World of Liquor, Vice and Presidential Politics: William
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Foreword byDr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The Myth of Race, The Reality of Racism
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Our Ancestors, Our Stories
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Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons and Love Affairs
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Yoga, Meditation and Spiritual Growth for the African-American Community
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Foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young
The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream
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Not for Everyday Use: A Memoir
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This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible
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America’s Music: Jazz in Newark
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240 Ways to Close the Achievement Gap: Teachers Only Workbook (Vol. 2)
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Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House
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Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights
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Guiou: The Other Blacks - The Afro-Jamaican Presence in Guatemala
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Dollar Democracy: With Liberty and Justice for Some
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Pageants, Parlors & Pretty Women: Race and Beauty in the 20th Century South
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Unbreak My Heart: A Memoir
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Thirty-Three Days of Praise: Seeing the Good in Cancer
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