Connecticut

The small town of Winchester in Connecticut is mired in a bit of controversy, after a Hartford-based Connecticut Fair Housing Center and a fellow Black plaintiff…

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After years of failed attempts to repeal the death penalty, Connecticut lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have passed…

Two weeks ago, the University of Connecticut rescinded the acceptance of 13-year-old Autum Ashante, declaring her not “academically ready”— although she has an IQ test score of 149. Autum’s father, Batin Ashante, was reportedly enraged by the university’s decision, calling it “B.S.” He told reporters that his daughter was “devastated.” However, the Ashante’s weren’t the […]