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Time for Civilian Police Oversight Board in Las Cruces

The tragic shooting of Amelia Baca is the exclamation point to Las Cruces’ need for a Civilian Police Oversight Board. Who sez? So far, the NAACP, LULAC, psychiatrist Dr. Ernest Flores, and many others. Several have personally seen nonfatal incidents as appalling as the Baca shooting. Pattie Hartman told the City Council Monday these situations are “social justice” issues, adding, “I’ve warned as many as I could not to call 9-1-1. Amelia Baca was not an isolated incident.”
LAS CRUCES, NM
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NAACP, students to rally in support of North High Principal Mauri Friestleben

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) - Students and supporters of North High Principal Mauri Friestleben are set to hold a walkout and a protest on Monday. Friestleben, a widely admired leader in the school system, said in a letter Friday that she was terminated for encouraging students to conduct a sit-in and protest at Minneapolis City Hall on Feb. 9 following the police shooting of Amir Locke. Minneapolis Public Schools issued a statement saying that the district had not "terminated" Friestleben but put her "on leave."
MINNEAPOLIS, MN
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Lexington NAACP demand investigation into police conduct

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – Lexington’s NAACP chapter is demanding an investigation of the local Lexington Police Department’s handling of the fatal stabbing of two children by their own mother. The organization wrote to the city council to request the Lexington police be held accountable. The letter...
LEXINGTON, KY
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City Club of Eugene: Annual Meeting, Elections, Annual Turtle Awards

City Club Bylaws require an Annual Meeting and Election of President-Elect and Board members in May. At this meeting, President-Elect Kaarin Knudsen will assume the presidency. She will announce the result of members’ vote for director nominees Marti Ravits, Miles Pendleton, and Sally Bell and plans for the election of the new president-elect.
EUGENE, OR