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10 hospitalized after shots fired at U.K. Caribbean carnival

The Associated Press

Published Sunday, August 12, 2018 8:40AM EDT

Last Updated Sunday, August 12, 2018 11:28AM EDT

LONDON — Ten people, including two children, were injured early Sunday morning when shots were fired after a Caribbean carnival in the northern English city of Manchester.

Greater Manchester police said one man is in stable but serious condition at a local hospital with injuries to his legs. The other nine people are being treated for pellet-type wounds suffered in the shooting, which was reported at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

“Thankfully the injuries suffered do not appear to be as serious as first…

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Arkansas Police Officer Fired After Telling Group of African-American Men 'You Don't Belong in My …

An Arkansas police officer has been fired after telling a group of African-American men that “you don't belong in my city.” Officer Michael Moore was …
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Cedar Rapids teacher fired after "inappropriate use of African-American baby doll"

A Cedar Rapids teacher has been fired after inappropriate use of an African-American baby doll in a classroom according to school officials.
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Cedar Rapids teacher could be fired for 'inappropriate' use of African-American doll

A Cedar Rapids teacher could be fired for the "inappropriate use" of an African-American doll in her classroom. Superintendent Brad Buck is …
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EEOC sues credit union that fired worker who objected to training video

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit against a Louisiana credit union for allegedly firing a branch manager after she objected to a racist training video.

The EEOC said Friday that during a training session, Lafayette Schools’ Federal Credit Union, based in Lafayette, Louisiana, showed a video depicting a caricature of an African-American fast food worker as an example of “how not to provide customer service.”

The EEOC said Connie Fields-Meaux, the credit union’s only African-American branch manager, became so upset by the video that she momentarily excused herself from the session, and that other black employees told her they were also upset by it. 

The EEOC said Ms. Fields-Meaux…

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Nelsonville Police Officer fired after making racist comments

A Nelsonville Police Department officer was fired Wednesday after making racist comments toward Hocking College’s interim police chief.

In an unanimous vote, six Nelsonville City Council members voted to terminate NPD Officer Joshua Braglin for violating social media policies. Council member Grant Guda did not attend the meeting. 

Nelsonville City Manager Charles Barga had been investigating since December several Facebook screenshots from Braglin’s account in which he made racist remarks about interim Hocking College Police Department Chief Tiffany Tims, who is African American.

Barga said Braglin’s termination is effective immediately. Because Braglin is a union employee, he has the ability to file a grievance against the decision.

An internal investigation found…

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