The New York Times says executive editor Jill Abramson is being replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet after two and a half years on the job. Abramson and Baquet had both been in their current positions since September 2011.
The family of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old killed in Ferguson last summer by a white police officer, will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, attorneys for the family said on Wednesday.
NAACP Demands Resignations of Georgia Teacher and Board Member
Members of the NAACP were present at Dublin's Board of Education meeting Monday night demanding the resignation of teacher Nancy Perry and a board member. The parents who originally made the complaint were at the meeting, and say their 12-year-old son told them what Perry said: "If your parents voted for Obama, they're evil and I don't see how your parents could vote for someone that's Muslim" said Jimmie Scott.
Attorneys representing the six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray filed a motion Friday asking that the charges be dismissed, or that State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby recuse herself from the case.