Bring That Week Back: Dec. 21

Crime spikes in New Orleans, FAMU update and more.


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MLK Parade Bomber Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison - A U.S. District Court judge gave Kevin Harpham, a known white supremacist, the maximum sentence of 32 years in prison on Tuesday after he attempted to detonate a poison-laced bomb along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in January.(Photo: AP/File)


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Study Finds African-American Girls Exercise Less Than Whites - A new study from the New England Journal of Medicine finds that Black adolescent girls exercise less than whites and also have a higher body-mass index—the measure of body fat based on height and weight. In the study, researchers linked less physical activity to higher rates of pregnancy among Black girls age 14 and older.(Photo: St. Louis Post-Dispatch/MCT/Landov)


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Tea Party Member Calls for Assassination of Obama and His Children - Tea party member and failed political candidate Jules Manson unleashed a hate-fueled diatribe on his Facebook page on Dec. 18. In it, Manson, who referred to the president as a “f***ing [N word],” said that Obama and his “monkey children” should be assassinated. Manson attempted to defend the vicious statements but would eventually remove the post.(Photos from left: Courtesy Facebook, Mike Theiler-Pool/Getty Images)


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Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files for Divorce - Vanessa Bryant, the wife of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, decided to end her 10-year marriage to the basketball player on Dec. 16, reportedly because he was unfaithful. In 2003, the Lakers star publicly admitted to infidelity, but denied that he had sexually assaulted a woman in a Colorado hotel; those charges were later dropped.(Photo: Vince Bucci/Getty Images)


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Chicago Bears Cut Receiver Sam Hurd - Chicago Bears waived Sam Hurd on Dec. 16 after the receiver was arrested two nights earlier for trying to purchase between 5 to 10 kilograms of cocaine and a thousand pounds of marijuana to distribute in the Chicago area. (Photo: NFL Photos/Getty) 

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