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How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

How Black Kids With Sickle Cell Anemia Get Screwed By The War On Drugs

During my pediatric rotation in nursing school, there was a young boy, about 12-years-old, whom I’ll refer to as Zackary*, who suffered from sickle cell anemia. He was African American, lived in the inner city, loved football and basketball and his favorite subject in school was science. He was just a regular kid who wanted […]

Earl Wright, LAPD Officer, Wins $1.2 Million After Enduring Vulgar Racial Harassment Within Department

Earl Wright, LAPD Officer, Wins $1.2 Million After Enduring Vulgar Racial Harassment Within Department

LOS ANGELES – A black LA police officer was awarded $1.2 million by a jury Tuesday for being the target of vulgar racial harassment by a white supervisor and other officers. Officer Earl Wright, a 23-year LAPD veteran, alleged that the department did not take his complaints seriously, which caused him to be hospitalized and […]