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Alonzo Grant thanks jurors in Syracuse police brutality trial for ‘clearing my name’

December 6, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In his first interview since he was beaten by police in an arrest in 2014, Alonzo Grant thanked jurors for clearing his name.

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Jury awards Syracuse man $1.5 million: Cops used excessive force in bloody arrest

December 5, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: UTICA, N.Y. — The jury in a Syracuse police brutality trial has sided with a man beaten in a bloody arrest, awarding him and his family more than $1.5 million.

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Attorneys Implore Judge to Keep Sailors’ Fukushima Case in U.S.

December 5, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: SAN DIEGO (CN) – Former Senator John Edwards and his co-counsel implored a federal judge Wednesday not to dismiss claims from U.S. service members who say they were exposed to radiation while aboard U.S. ships sent to render aid after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Fukushima, Japan.

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Judge Awards $1M In Legal Fees To Activist Who Sued Councilwoman

April 18, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: OAKLAND (BCN) A judge has awarded former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown $1 million in attorneys’ fees and costs for her successful lawsuit against Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks for an incident in 2015 in which Brooks pushed Brown down at an Oakland nightclub.

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Fukushima Fallout: the Irradiated Sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan

April 17, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: American sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan were exposed to radiation from Fukushima. Many are sick. Some have died. Why can’t they get justice?

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Oakland City Council has its own Donald Trump

April 17, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: Councilmember Desley Brooks listens during a special meeting of the Oakland City Council to hear comments and discuss 2015-2017 budget in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, June 22, 2015.  

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Shove by Oakland city councilwoman could cost taxpayers $3 million

April 17, 2018

Oakland City Councilwoman Desley Brooks’ knockdown assault on former Black Panther leader Elaine Brown at a barbecue restaurant in Jack London Square could wind up costing the city’s taxpayers a whopping $3 million — plus attorney’s fees.

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Former Black Panther leader awarded millions over dispute with Oakland councilwoman

April 17, 2018

Click On Below Text For full Article: OAKLAND — A jury returned a verdict Thursday afternoon that awards former Black Panther leader Elaine Brown $3.75 million in a civil lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Councilwoman Desley Brooks.

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