Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday June 10 1. Activists Move to Get Cops Who Shot Tamir Rice Arrested A group of Cleveland activists announced that they will file a number of citizens’ affidavits to seek arrest warrants in the police shooting death of Tamir Rice. The affidavits that the civil rights leaders, clergy members and activists are seeking will,…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday April 30 1. Lawyer for family of man killed by Philly police calls for reforms A day after she filed a civil-rights suit against the Philadelphia Police Department, the mother of Brandon Tate-Brown told reporters that she will continue to fight for the evidence in her son’s death to be released…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday March 20  1. The NAACP called on the Justice Department to investigate after the body of a missing man was likely found hanging in the Mississippi woods Thursday morning. Sheriff’s deputies and agents of the Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks Department discovered the body about 50 miles southeast of Jackson as…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Tuesday February 24  1. Local Fox News anchor uses racial slur to describe Lady Gaga’s music A Cleveland morning news anchor used the racial epithet “jigaboo” while discussing Lady Gaga’s music on live television. Kristi Capel, co-anchor of “Fox 8 News in the Morning” in Cleveland, was impressed with the pop…

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