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South African man halts US bike tour to aid in hurricane relief efforts

People are coming from far and wide to assist with local hurricane relief efforts. That includes one South African man who got a unique perspective of …
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New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After …

Bourgeois shot at three young African-American men fleeing Hurricane Katrina in 2005

Roland J. Bourgeois, Jr., 55, of New Orleans, LA, appeared yesterday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and pleaded guilty to charges that, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, he shot at three young African-American men because of their race as the men attempted to evacuate New Orleans, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division John Gore; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana Peter G. Strasser; and FBI New Orleans Division Special Agent in Charge Eric J. Rommal.

According to documents filed in connection with the plea, shortly after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Bourgeois and other white male residents of the Algiers Point…

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The estranged African-American husband of woman who blocked a black man from his apartment voices his disappointmen…

  • Brandon Mueller voiced his disappointment in Hilary Thornton in a Facebook video on Sunday.
  • The pair were once married but have been separated for more than a year.
  • Thornton was filmed blocking D’Arreion Toles from entering their apartment building in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • She was subsequently fired from her job as a property manager after video of the incident went public.

The estranged husband of a woman who was filmed blocking a black man from entering his apartment building has voiced his disappointment in his ex.

Brandon Mueller, who is African American, said in a video he uploaded to Facebook that he and Hilary Thornton have been separated for more than a year.

Thornton spoke to KTVI on Tuesday, days after a video of her…

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La Jolla principal apologizes for email warning of black man at Starbucks

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A principal in La Jolla apologized after sending an email to parents she says unintentionally reinforced stereotypes.

La Jolla Elementary School Principal Donna Tripi last month sent an email after two parents expressed concern over a man they believed was following a parent and her two children out of a Starbucks and across the street.

In the email, Tripi described the man as “an African American male, about 30 years old, about 6’1” tall, wearing a hooded sweatshirt.” Tripi added in an apology email that she was passing along the description she was given.

RELATED: La Jolla students, teachers gather to battle bullying on campus

“My email…

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Search Underway for Missing Sumter Man

Fields is described as an African-American man who stands 6-feet tall and weighs around 140 pounds. Police say he was last seen wearing the outfit …
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White Woman Stalks And Calls Police On Man ‘Babysitting While Black’ « CBS Pittsburgh

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MARIETTA, Ga. (CBS Local) — An African-American man caring for two white children was questioned by police Sunday afternoon after a white woman reported his behavior as suspicious.

Corey Lewis, who documented the incident in series of videos on Facebook, said he first noticed the woman in the parking lot of a Walmart in Marietta, Georgia.

Lewis says she asked him if the children were okay. He said she then came back and asked if she could speak with them. Lewis said he told her no. And that’s when she allegedly began to follow them in a Kia sedan.

“We then left to go get gas, she moved closer and waited there,” Lewis told CBS46.

The woman, who remains unidentified, apparently followed Lewis for almost an hour to his home. That’s…

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