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Watch: Riots, Looting Erupt in Suburban St. Louis

Late Sunday night in a suburban St. Louis neighborhood, multiple businesses were looted and vandalized according to reports. Police have moved on the scene and have attempted to disperse these protesters which are reportedly tied to vigil for an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police. Show More Summary

Where goes the neighborhood?

WASHINGTON — Consider how our definition of “neighborliness” has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant “reaching out to the people who lived next door” by, among other things, “offering to watch the kids in a pinch.” Now, “being ‘neighborly’ means leaving those around you in peace.” Or think about reSTART, the nation’s first [...]

Today in Racism

A post-racial society indeed: Crain’s reports on SketchFactor, a racist app made for avoiding “sketchy” neighborhoods, which is the term young white people use to describe places where they don’t feel safe because they watched all five seasons of The Wire: SketchFactor, the brainchild of co-founders Allison McGuire and Daniel Herrington, is a Manhattan-based navigation […]

Watch: Rocket Fired from Neighborhood in Gaza

CNN’s “The Lead” broadcasted video from Indian TV station NDTV showing what they believe are Hamas militants firing rockets from “a packed civilian area” in Gaza on Tuesday. Anchor Jake Tapper said that NDTV reported that they shot the video out the window of their hotel room. Show More Summary

'Minuteman Project' Reboots, Recruits Volunteers to Patrol U.S.-Mexico Border

The Minuteman Project, the "citizens' Neighborhood Watch on our border," began recruiting volunteers on Monday morning for "Operation Normandy," a new citizen effort to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border. Jim Gilchrist, co-founder and president...Show More Summary

Where Is Obama on Chicago’s Gun Violence?

John Feehery: In three recent days, 16 Americans were killed and more than 60 wounded in Chicago. This violence is happening on President Obama’s watch in his old neighborhood. Why doesn’t he say anything about it?

The Fraudster Next Door

How well do you know your next door neighbors? You might converse with them at the annual neighborhood party, toss their daily newspaper over the white picket fence as a friendly gesture or offer to watch their house while away on vacation, but do you really know much about them? An article in the Southeastern...

Judge Rules: George Zimmerman To Receive No Money From NBC Over Lawsuit

On Monday, a Florida judge rejected acquitted killer, George Zimmerman’s suit, which sought damages from NBC for allegedly portraying the neighborhood watch volunteer as racist in a series of news reports about the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson ruled that the former neighborhood watch volunteer is entitled to [...]

KKK Grand Wizard Claims Discrimination When Kicked Off Neighborhood Watch

William Walters, Grand Dragon of the East Coast Knights of the KKK, claims he is being discriminated against for being a Christian because he has been asked to leave his neighborhood watch group. He says the Klan is just a Christian group, but couldn’t seem to explain how the Klan could be defined that way [...]

KKK Sets Up A ‘neighborhood Watch’ In Pennsylvania, Distributes Fliers

A KKK group in Pennsylvania has organized a Neighborhood Watch group, which leaves people wondering whether they're watching for crime or to commit crimes.

KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch To Complement Police In Pennsylvania Town

George Zimmerman was a self-appointed neighborhood watch coordinator when he shot and killed Trayvon Martin. The post KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch To Complement Police In Pennsylvania Town appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Community's Neighborhood Watch Run by Local Ku Klux Klan

A new neighborhood watch group in Fairview, Pennsylvania, has a very surprising sponsor: the local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. After a spate of break-ins and crimes in the neighborhood, the KKK...Show More Summary

The Brutality Of Barrel Bombs

Human Rights Watch decries Assad’s use of the weapons: Using satellite imagery analysis, Human Rights Watch identified at least 340 distinct sites in Aleppo city’s opposition-held neighborhoods that were damaged between early November and February 20, the date of the most recent image reviewed. The majority of these identified sites have damage signatures that are […]

Dr. Drew and Nancy Grace: Why Do You Keep Booking This White Supremacist?

During George Zimmerman's trial for the alleged murder of Trayvon Martin, the media relied mostly on one man for pro-Zimmerman commentary: his friend and fellow neighborhood watch volunteer, Frank Taaffe. It has since come to light that...Show More Summary

Chambers and Lautenbaugh

Joe Jordan| Nebraska Watchdog Public policy has turned personal on the floor of the state legislature. An ongoing debate over amber lights on neighborhood watch cars escalated this week when Sen. Ernie Chambers accused fellow lawmaker Scott Lautenbaugh of….. Show More Summary

This Detroit Neighborhood Is So Bad That $1 Homes Could Be A Rip-Off

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Downtown Detroit is seeing a revitalization of sorts sparked by Dan Gilbert's $1 billion investment in the area. Since 2010, Gilbert's investment has created an estimated 6,500 jobs in downtown,...Show More Summary

Trayvon Martin Parents to Publish Book

According to the New York Times, the parents of Trayvon Martin are shopping a book to publishers about their son who was killed in an altercation with neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in 2012. Tracy Martin and Sabrina Fulton,...Show More Summary

Saturday nutpick-a-palooza: Still defending Zimmerman?

10 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's source material: George Zimmerman is drowning in $2.5 million in debt and is said to be showing signs of a severe psychological condition following the beleaguered Neighborhood Watch volunteer’s acquittal for the murder of Trayvon...Show More Summary

Prosecutor at Zimmerman Bail Hearing Says He Choked Girlfriend Days before Shotgun Threat

Click here to view this media At a bond hearing on Tuesday, prosecutors in Seminole County alleged that former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman had choked his girlfriend just days before she called 911 to say he was threatening...Show More Summary

NY Daily News Savages George Zimmerman On Front Page

When it comes to the matter of George Zimmerman, the “neighborhood watch” volunteer who shot and killed Trayvon Martin who finds himself behind bars this morning charged with felony assault and battery of his girlfriend, the NY Daily News isn’t shy about putting an editorial point of view on the front page:

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