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Ugandan Leader Tarnished By Torture Of Reggae Pop-Star

Images of a popular reggae music star in a wheel chair holding crutches have raised questions of whether Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ordered the arrest and torture of the star-turned-parliamentarian, Bobi Wine, who attended a recent rally of the opposition in the town of Arua. 

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder Confirms He’s Considering Running For President

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder recently appeared on The Late Show with host Stephen Colbert and confirms he’s considering a run for president. Holder currently is chairman of the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, an organization started by him and former president Barack Obama. The committee focuses on redistricting reform. Watch Holder talk upcoming mid-terms and the 2020 presidential election:

Honoring Legends, Championing CDU’s Mission

A little over fifty years ago, the Watts community revolted. After decades of neglect, brave leaders and neighbors rose up to demand solutions to the inequities that afflicted our community. The revolt was for a better future for the current residents, their children, and the generations to come. Ultimately, they demanded that our community should be one where residents have access to resources they need to thrive.

Ben Carson Calls it Quits for Presidential Seat

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said he is effectively ending his bid for the White House Wednesday, concluding a roller-coaster campaign that briefly took him to the top of a chaotic GOP field but ended with a Super Tuesday whimper.

What Will 2016 Bring for Economic and Political Opportunity and Social Justice

The 2016 Presidential election still is more than 10 months off, but already it promises to serve as a referendum on social justice and racial reconciliation, in a year when national attitudes are changing faster than ever – and not always for the better. Pending U.S. Supreme Court decisions and legislation before Congress 2016 will profoundly impact racial consideration in college admissions, voting rights, collective bargaining and criminal justice reform.

NIGERIAN LEADER LAUNCHES CLEAN-UP OF NATION’S ‘OPEN SORES’

As oil minister during military rule in the 1970s, President Muhammadu Buhari oversaw the birth of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC). Now, as democratically elected president, he intends to break up the lumbering bureaucracy, which is believed to have cashed out astronomical sums of oil revenues for luxury lifestyles, leaving the oil-rich nation of Nigeria nearly broke. He is “homing in one of his country’s open sores – corruption,” wrote the German news agency Deutsche Welle. “A lot of damage has been done to the integrity of Nigeria with individuals and institutions already compromised,” Buhari told an audience in