Tag: department

State Department watchdog resigns after predecessor’s ouster

August 6, 2020
The State Department’s acting inspector general resigned abruptly on Wednesday following the firing of his predecessor in circumstances now being investigated by Congress. Stephen Akard announced his resignation just two days after Democrats issued subpoenas for several of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s top aides to answer questions about the shakeup in the watchdog’s office.

Minneapolis Police Department Is Withdrawing From Union Negotiations in Wake of George Floyd’s Death

June 10, 2020
(MINNEAPOLIS) — The Minneapolis Police Department will withdraw from police union contract negotiations, Chief Medaria Arradondo said Wednesday as he announced the first steps in what he said would be transformational reforms to the agency in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Arradondo said a thorough review of the contract is planned. He said the…

Department Keep, Mobile, Alabama. Gordon Parks, 1956.  This graphic was a part of Gordon Parks’s 1956 photograph essay For all times…

September 9, 2018
Department Shop, Mobile, Alabama. Gordon Parks, 1956.  This photo was a part of Gordon Parks’s 1956 photograph essay For all times Journal documenting the lifetime of the Thornton family beneath segregation in Alabama. The essay served as critical documentation of the Jim Crow South and acted as a countrywide platform for difficult racial inequality. However,