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This week’s topics include:
- Anticipation surrounding this past weekend’s scheduled CIAA Football Championship game between Winston-Salem State University and Virginia State University quickly turned into disappointment for fans after the game was cancelled by conference officials amid allegations that the quarterback for Winston-Salem State was attacked by one or more Virginia State players in a restroom at a pre-game luncheon celebration.
- Racial tensions are growing surrounding the case of a Detroit-area man who shot and killed unarmed 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
In the first-ever study of people serving life without parole for nonviolent offenses in the United States, the American Civil Liberties Union found that at least 3,278 prisoners fit this category in federal and state prisons combined.Jennifer Turner ,the Human Rights Researcher in the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)'s Human Rights Program joins the conversation this week.
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Mounting pressure to change the nickname of the Washington Redskins has put the spotlight on other teams including college and high schools to remove discriminatory nicknames.
What’s your take? Is it time to remove discriminatory nicknames and mascots from all sports?
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