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‘Move n*gger’: Black man’s dog poisoned, truck stolen and garage burned since moving to Arkansas town

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A black man says he’s been targeted by violence and vandalism since moving to his central Arkansas home.

Fire destroyed Kevyn Fowler’s garage last month, and he found the words “move n*gger” spray-painted on what was left of the door, reported KARK-TV.

“This would be the most hurtful part right here, to see your property defaced with that vile word,” said Fowler, who added that everything in the garage was destroyed in the blaze.

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It’s not the first time Fowler has been targeted in his new neighborhood.

In August, a month after moving in, his family’s 3-year-old English bulldog was found poisoned to death in her backyard cage.

A week later, one of his pickup trucks was stolen.

“I wonder what it is about me that is bringing them out the front doors to my property,” Fowler said.

Police are investigating the incidents, but no suspects have been arrested.

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Fowler said he chose the Little Rock suburb, where whites make up almost 58 percent of the population and blacks are about 33 percent, after finding what he thought was his dream home.

“If I could go in time to see the future it’d be something totally different,” he said. “It’s been a nightmare.”

Fowler said he spent nearly all he had on the home, and he doesn’t intend to leave.

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“I’m not going to be bullied or ran off over ignorance,” he said.

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Buffalo has a long history of protecting cops from criminal charges: report

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On Saturday, The Daily Beast documented the recent history of use of force in the Buffalo Police Department, which is reeling from controversy as two officers face assault charges for shoving a 75-year-old protester to the ground.

"As shocking as this all may be to outsiders, the shoving of demonstrator Martin Gugino and the defiant response of officers to an effort to discipline two of their own is indicative of the state of police affairs in Buffalo," wrote Jim Heaney. "Has been for a long time, not that you have to go back too far to find other episodes of brutality that have been captured on video."

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Internet disgusted after Buffalo first responders cheer cops charged with assaulting 75-year-old protester

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Commenters on Twitter expressed both contempt and disgust for Buffalo firefighters and police officers who turned out in front of Buffalo City Court to support two suspended police officers with applause and cheering.

Moments after officers Aaron Torglaski and Robert McCabe were charged with second-degree assault and then released without having to post bail, they were greeted as heroes outside the courthouse.

After a video was posted showing the celebration, commenters on Twitter vented at cops and firefighters for defending the two officers who assaulted the 75-year-old man who had to be rushed to a hospital after they shoved him to the ground where he sustained a head injury.

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Donald Trump’s lurch toward fascism is backfiring spectacularly

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Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House.

During the 2016 campaign, as Donald Trump railed against "Mexican rapists" and other "criminal aliens," pollsters found that the share of Americans who said that immigrants worked hard and made a positive contribution to our society increased significantly, and noticed a similar decline in the share who said they take citizens' jobs and burden our social safety net. After Trump was elected and began pursuing his Muslim ban, the share of respondents who held a positive view of Islam also increased pretty dramatically. I'm not aware of any polling of the general public about transgender troops serving in the military before Trump decided to discharge them, but Gallup found that 71 percent of respondents opposed his position after he did.

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