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Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times's Apology Isn't Enough

Petition for Trans Fire Victim: New York Times’s Apology Isn’t Enough

by Jorge Rivas on May 16 2012, 4:45PM

In response to criticism from the LGBT community and allies over its coverage of a fire that killed a transgender woman this weekend, the New York Times released a statement that reveals a lack of understanding of how serious this problem is.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Trayvon Martin Petition Surpasses 1 Million Signatures, Supporters Also Sending Skittles to Police Chief

Trayvon Martin Petition Surpasses 1 Million Signatures, Supporters Also Sending Skittles to Police Chief

by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2012, 12:59PM

A two-week Change.org petition started by Trayvon Martin’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, surpassed the one millionth signature mark Thursday morning.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Trayvon Martin Petition Calls for Federal Help After Fla. State Attorney Decision

Trayvon Martin Petition Calls for Federal Help After Fla. State Attorney Decision

by Jorge Rivas on March 19 2012, 4:05PM

According to ColorOfChange, Sanford police have moved Martin’s case over to the State’s Attorneys office who is claiming that there is not enough evidence to support even a manslaughter conviction.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Court Slows Deported Dad's Case as 20K Sign Petition to Reunite With Kids

Court Slows Deported Dad’s Case as 20K Sign Petition to Reunite With Kids

by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 3:42PM

The petition calls on the Department of Social Services in Allegheny County, NC. to ensure that Felipe Montes, a single-father who was deported to Mexico, not be permanently separated but instead be reunified with his three sons in the United States or Mexico.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Fans of Oldest Black Bookstore Fight Amazon With Google Tool

Fans of Oldest Black Bookstore Fight Amazon With Google Tool

by Jamilah King on December 19 2011, 12:00PM

Worried about last minute holiday shopping? Supporters of Marcus Books have developed a new tool to help folks get off their computers and shop in person.

Topics: Economy, Media, /NOW

Nation’s Oldest Black-Owned Bookstore Takes on Amazon’s Price Check App

by Jorge Rivas on December 15 2011, 10:25AM

The grandaughter of the partners that opened the nation’s oldest independent African-American owned bookstore says a recent Amazon.com promotion took competition a little too far.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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