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Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Meets With African-American Civic Leaders In Baltimore

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders walked out of an on-camera interview yesterday when he a reporter started grilling him about his wife. Reports say the question was about Sanders’ wife Jane having a meeting with an outspoken racist in Arizona. Check out what his response was here. [Gawker]

Earlier this week, a power cable inside Washington D.C’s subway rail system caught on fire and officials are saying it occurred to improper insulation of the wires. Officials say the cables were not equipped with proper insulating material that prevent debris and moisture from causing corrosion, which can lead to fire. [Fox News]

A former South Carolina teacher is suing the school she used to work at for slander and breach of contract after a student spread nude photos of her on social media and text messages, forcing her to quit. The teacher is seeking unspecified damages for her lost income, lost opportunities, and great damage to her reputation. [Washington Post]

A football coach at a Texas high school is currently under fire for threatening to lynch his players. Todd Campbell of Centennial High school reportedly promised to hang his players from a tree by their toes for misbehaving. Campbell also told Black players they run fast because they ate fried chicken and drank Kool-Aid, while also calling Hispanic players “esé” and using the term “cracker.” The district spokesperson and principal of the school are currently doing damage control in response to the coach’s outrageous behavior, but members of the community believe lack of diversity at the institution may have allowed the situation to go on far too long. [The Grio]

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