Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

Jonathan Franklin appears in the following:

Where AR-15-style rifles fit in America's tragic history of mass shootings

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The weapon used to carry out the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, is one all too familiar to Americans and lawmakers who have witnessed mass shootings occur over the past decade.

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Tragedy now overshadows Uvalde, a small town growing in population

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The small town of Uvalde, Texas, is a place where Friday night football rules, and its claim to fame is being the hometown of actor Matthew McConaughey.

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A school seeks to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Michelle Obama's brother and his wife

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The school argues that it exercised its contractual right to deny the Robinson children enrollment in 2021, as school officials determined it was in the "best interest of the school."

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Georgia NAACP is investigating a traffic stop involving a college lacrosse team

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Delaware State University filed a complaint Wednesday to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division calling for an external investigation of the traffic stop.

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Bird-watcher wrongfully accused in Central Park video gets a bird-watching TV show

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In the series, Christian Cooper will take viewers into the "wild, wonderful and unpredictable world of birds," according to National Geographic.

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A photo of Florida students spelling out a racial slur is under investigation

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In the photo, each of the six students is shown holding up a large letter that spells out the N-word.

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Parts of the Buffalo shooter's alleged screed were copied from other sources

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The 180-page document allegedly crafted by the Buffalo gunman included parts lifted from other sources, which experts say is common amongst mass shooters.

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Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tony Allen, Delaware State University's president, says once the complaint is officially filed, it will be made available to the campus community to read.

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Maryland and Virginia governors urge DOJ to tighten security outside justices' homes

Friday, May 13, 2022

The Republican governors are asking for federal law enforcement to take the lead in protecting the justices in the weeks and months ahead as protests continue.

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Delaware AG asks for federal civil rights review after HBCU team stopped by police

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The team's bus was headed northbound on Interstate 95 in Liberty County, Ga., on April 20 after playing games in Georgia and Florida.

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Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19, says he's experiencing mild symptoms

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The 66-year-old wrote in a tweet Tuesday that he is experiencing mild symptoms and is "following the experts' advice" by isolating himself until he's healthy.

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Stanford University investigates a noose found in a campus tree as a hate crime

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The rope used in the incident was allegedly one of several that had been tied to the tree for a performance by a student organization years ago.

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Homme + Femme's collection pays homage to the Black horsemen of the Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 07, 2022

The collection includes several items all with unique designs honoring the first Black jockeys of the Derby.

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NYC mayor's 'End Gun Violence' Met Gala jacket sparks criticism online

Monday, May 02, 2022

The tuxedo jacket features iconic features of New York, including the Brooklyn Bridge. It also displays a large handgun with a red slash through it.

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USC settles lawsuits with 80 men who say a former school doctor sexually abused them

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Attorneys for the alleged victims say the cases date back to as early as 1997, with the latest occurring in 2018. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

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Michigan man faces hate crime charges after threatening BLM supporters, DOJ says

Friday, April 29, 2022

The case is currently being investigated by the FBI and the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is prosecuting the case.

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Thousands of nurses at Stanford hospitals are striking over wages and mental health

Monday, April 25, 2022

The labor union representing the nearly 5,000 striking nurses says 93% of staff voted to authorize the strike, which does not have an end date.

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These airlines are letting passengers banned for mask violations back on planes

Friday, April 22, 2022

The cases will be determined on a case-by-case basis, depending on the company. Here's a look at where each of the major U.S. airlines stands.

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Michelle Obama's brother and his wife sue Milwaukee school for alleged racial bias

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Craig and Kelly Robinson say the University School of Milwaukee ended their sons' enrollment after they raised concerns about the school's treatment of students of color and other alleged biases.

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A university pays $400K to professor who refused to use a student's pronouns

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Nick Meriwether, a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University, sued the college in 2018 after he was disciplined for not using she/her pronouns to refer to a transgender student.

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