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Former Student Who Rubbed Bodily Fluids on Black Roommate's Things Faces Only Probation

If she completes community service and stays out of trouble, the charges may be erased from Brianna Brochu's record.

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu, who harassed her Black former roommate and smeared bodily fluids on her belongings, not only faces a mere probation for her disgusting crime but may avoid a criminal record altogether.

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Ex-Student Who Used Bodily Fluids to Harass Black Roommate, Avoids Hate Crime Charge

"This is a hate crime. Let's stop playing games," said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.

Brianna Brochu, a white, former University of Hartford student who rubbed her used tampons on her Black roommate, Chennel "Jazzy" Rowe's, backpack and allegedly put Rowe's toothbrush in places "where the sun doesn't shine," will not face hate crime charges.

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TD Bank Invests in Affordable Housing Initiative in Connecticut

"TD Bank is proud to work with the CHFA to help fund their initiative to continue providing affordable housing throughout Connecticut," said Market President for TD Bank Michael LaBella.


TD Bank  (No. 38 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) has announced that its Commercial Lending Group in Connecticut closed a $50 million direct purchase bond facility that will finance nearly 300 mortgages for low-to-moderate income borrowers purchasing their first homes, or borrowers who have not owned a home in the past three years. The bond facility was purchased for the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA) and was closed by Andrew Webster, TD Bank senior relationship manager.

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Yale Dean Resigns After Hateful Yelp Reviews Go Public

The former dean called people "white trash," "low class folks" and "barely educated morons."


A Yale University dean has resigned after disparaging remarks she made on the review site Yelp, including calling people "white trash," "low class folks" and "barely educated morons," were uncovered.

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Racist Letter on Official Police Letterhead Threatens Black Officers

Written on the official letterhead of a Connecticut police department, the letter says "Black Officers belong in the toilet," and warns one to "watch his back" because he has "no duty weapon to defend" himself.

By Chris Hoenig

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