Is this the year 2015? I’m starting to seriously wonder.
A former Baltimore police officer has said he plans to perform an Al Jolson routine in blackface to raise money for the six Baltimore officers who have been indicted in the death of Freddie Gray.
Bobby Berger, whose performances as Jolson created tension with the department in the 1980s, said on Wednesday that 610 tickets have been sold in eight days at $45 each for the 1 November fundraiser in Glen Burnie, Maryland
Source: Freddie Gray death: blackface fundraiser planned for indicted police officers
41 million of us are feeling the pain of paying back student loans. None of us deserve higher loan payments or shoddy treatment from servicers.
Thankfully, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is in a position to create new rules to protect borrowers from harmful loan servicing practices. But many profitable servicing firms have been lobbying aggressively against any change in the status quo.
Source: Tell the CFPB: Rein in student loan servicers!