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December 19, 1992 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As police brutality cases go, this one would seem to be of less than major proportions. The victim did not die. No cameraman was on hand to record the scene. And the beating--if it can be called that--lasted for only a few fleeting seconds. But what happened to Reggie Miller last Monday night on a sleazy strip in one of Nashville's toughest neighborhoods has exacerbated racial tensions here like few other events and exposed deep racial fissures within the police department.
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November 4, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The FBI has taken over an investigation into alleged beatings of Latino residents by a private security firm that employs some off-duty Nashville police officers, a police spokesman said. The FBI agreed to intervene following an investigation by a police task force into the alleged abuses "substantiates that possible civil rights violations did occur," police spokesman Don Aaron said.
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November 4, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
The FBI has taken over an investigation into alleged beatings of Latino residents by a private security firm that employs some off-duty Nashville police officers, a police spokesman said. The FBI agreed to intervene following an investigation by a police task force into the alleged abuses "substantiates that possible civil rights violations did occur," police spokesman Don Aaron said.
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January 13, 1996 | From Associated Press
Two black teenagers were found guilty of murder Friday in the shooting of a white man who was flying a Confederate flag in the rear of his pickup truck. A 16-year-old was acquitted. Freddie Morrow and Damien Darden, both 18, were immediately sentenced to life in prison for the 1995 slaying of 19-year-old Michael Westerman, who was shot from a moving car. Judge Robert Wedemeyer, presiding at the nonjury trial, also convicted the two men of civil rights intimidation and kidnapping.
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August 30, 1987 | United Press International
A rally of 11 Ku Klux Klan members touched off a shouting match between an estimated 200 black and white spectators Saturday, but there was no violence, authorities said.
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January 14, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police in Pulaski, Tenn., cited the leader of the Ku Klux Klan with violating a parade ordinance with a rally in the town where the group was founded. About 200 white supremacists from various groups gathered in the town square to hear the Rev. Thom Robb, national director of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, blast communists, homosexuals, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his "worshipers" and local officials who had opposed his group.
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August 17, 1989 | RON HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
On one side of this capital city sits Hubbard Hospital, a gleaming 400-bed facility managed by historically black Meharry Medical School. The 11-story hospital, built 13 years ago, is struggling to find enough patients to fill its beds and clinic. It is so under-utilized that two whole floors are empty. Without enough patients to train its physicians, Meharry, a school that has produced nearly four of every 10 black doctors and dentists in the nation, could quickly go under.
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January 13, 1996 | From Associated Press
Two black teenagers were found guilty of murder Friday in the shooting of a white man who was flying a Confederate flag in the rear of his pickup truck. A 16-year-old was acquitted. Freddie Morrow and Damien Darden, both 18, were immediately sentenced to life in prison for the 1995 slaying of 19-year-old Michael Westerman, who was shot from a moving car. Judge Robert Wedemeyer, presiding at the nonjury trial, also convicted the two men of civil rights intimidation and kidnapping.
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December 19, 1992 | ERIC HARRISON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As police brutality cases go, this one would seem to be of less than major proportions. The victim did not die. No cameraman was on hand to record the scene. And the beating--if it can be called that--lasted for only a few fleeting seconds. But what happened to Reggie Miller last Monday night on a sleazy strip in one of Nashville's toughest neighborhoods has exacerbated racial tensions here like few other events and exposed deep racial fissures within the police department.
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January 14, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Police in Pulaski, Tenn., cited the leader of the Ku Klux Klan with violating a parade ordinance with a rally in the town where the group was founded. About 200 white supremacists from various groups gathered in the town square to hear the Rev. Thom Robb, national director of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, blast communists, homosexuals, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his "worshipers" and local officials who had opposed his group.
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August 17, 1989 | RON HARRIS, Times Staff Writer
On one side of this capital city sits Hubbard Hospital, a gleaming 400-bed facility managed by historically black Meharry Medical School. The 11-story hospital, built 13 years ago, is struggling to find enough patients to fill its beds and clinic. It is so under-utilized that two whole floors are empty. Without enough patients to train its physicians, Meharry, a school that has produced nearly four of every 10 black doctors and dentists in the nation, could quickly go under.
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August 30, 1987 | United Press International
A rally of 11 Ku Klux Klan members touched off a shouting match between an estimated 200 black and white spectators Saturday, but there was no violence, authorities said.
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