Learn more about Elliot Spillers, the new president of the Student Government Association at the University of Alabama. The last African American SGA president at the campus was Cleo Thomas, who was elected nearly 40 years ago.
After the failure to indict a NYPD officer in the chokehold death of
Eric Garner, several activists and elected officials were delighted to
learn that Peter Liang, the officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley in
East New York in November, has been indicted by a grand jury.