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Michigan Man charged with second-degree murder in McBride case

Michigan Man charged with second-degree murder in McBride case

Detroit — A Dearborn Heights man was charged Friday with second-degree murder, manslaughter and possession of a firearm in a felony in the shooting death of 19-year-old Detroiter Renisha McBride.

Homeowner Theodore Wafer, 54, faces arraignment Friday afternoon in the charges, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced.

The case garnered national

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  • Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
  • Category: RTM News Reel

GOP Cuts And Plus Loan Eligibility Changes, Obama Administration Looks To Get HBCUs Back On Track

GOP Cuts And Plus Loan Eligibility Changes, Obama Administration Looks To Get HBCUs Back On Track

 

To high acclaim, President Barack Obamarenewed the White House Initiative on Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2010. The initiative proposed nearly $100 million in new funds for the 2011 fiscal year, with many HBCUs looking forward to a reinvigorated focus on their institutions as well as the communities they serve.

But these

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  • Written by Roz Edward, National Content Director
  • Category: RTM News Reel

On Labeling Women 'Crazy'

On Labeling Women 'Crazy'

I've had to quit telling stories about crazy exes or women I've dated.

The problem was that I started realizing that when my friends and I would talk about our crazy exes or what-have-you, more often than not, we weren't talking about ex-girlfriends or random dates who exhibited signs of genuine mental health issues. Now I did have a few where I

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  • Written by The Chicago Defender
  • Category: Chicago