Quotations in the News

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Posted: Nov 29, 2014 3:02 AM

"We want them to think twice before spending that dollar today. As long as black lives are put second to materialism, there will be no peace." — Kristiana Colon, 28, who protested at Chicago's popular Magnificent Mile shopping district a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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"It was a zoo last night around 10 p.m. Now it seems like more of the old folks." — Kimberly States, shopping on Black Friday at the Westfield Fox Valley mall in Aurora, Illinois.

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"I don't condone what he's done, but the commissioner was way out of line. Double jeopardy? You can't do that. Public opinion and backlash made the NFL change its mind on the punishment and that was wrong." — Baltimore Ravens fan Andrew Offord after an arbitrator overturned the league's indefinite suspension of running back Ray Rice.