Kush Azrael

Staff Reporter

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Black World Week of May 6, 2015

Nigeria’s military says it freed another large group of people during a raid on Boko Haram militants. One woman died and eight others were wounded as nine camps belonging to the Islamists were destroyed

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Three men sentenced for Double R Bar shooting

Security guards escorted the first group of men from the bar. Then a short time after, shots were fired, striking the two women as they stood outside the bars entrance.

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Four sentenced in Brennan’s Colony murder

Devonne Turner, 27 was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for 37 years. He pleaded guilty to aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, murder,

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Wrongfully convicted Cleveland man gets $1 million in compensation

Cuyahoga County prosecutors’ star witness was then 12 year old Eddie Vernon.

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Two Heartless Felons sentenced in the death of Curtis Marks

He was to be sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison.

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What do renewed relations between the U.S. and Cuba mean for Blacks?

Tensions reached their peak in 1962, after a U.S. reconnaissance plane took a picture of the Soviet construction of intermediate range missile sites.

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Local activist says police need ‘Peace in the Hood’

Through Webb’s bond with Cleveland activists, he decided he wanted to follow up on where crack was coming from.

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Local group takes on needs of the Oppressed People

On top of serving the people, OPN has been involved in several demonstrations to call attention to injustices. They are also in the process of organizing the residents of East Cleveland. At 5:45 p.m. every Thursday evening, there will be a community meeting at the Peoples Community Center called Solutions.

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Former band member convicted in 2011 hazing death

Champion, 26, a drum major from Decatur, Ga. died after a band hazing ritual that was seen as a rite of passage.

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Sex offender gives toddler, teenage girl HIV

Police are worried that since Wilson worked at a fast food restaurant he may have come in contact with numerous teenagers. Wilson now faces life in prison because he was a registered sex offender.

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