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Police pull up suddenly on some young black men. One of them runs. A cops gives chase. "Shots fired." One more dead. "I feared for my life." This is a script that is running on loopback in cities ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 47 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 07:12 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
James Risen reports today that the American Psychological Association secretly bolstered the Bush Administration's torture program at a time when it was in serious trouble. This secret involvement ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:30 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
400 years of disenfranchisement is coming to a head in Ferguson, New York City, and now Baltimore. This is the logical consequence of our actions ever since we began colonizing the New World. When ...
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 28, 2015 at 10:15 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Armed and dangerous it seems Highland Park Officer Ronald Dupuis is in trouble—again. This time it is a lawsuit from 2 women claiming he detained them for 4 ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 11:50 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Can these solve all of our educational woes? (Spoiler: the answer is "no") Maplewood High School has seen 134 arrests since school started August 5, 2014.
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Where I had not been for a while ... And oh, it had changed. Considerations below.
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Apr 14, 2015 at 04:36 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
1903 Kayleb Moon-Robinson is autistic. This school year is sixth grade for him—at Linkhorne Middle School in Lynchburg, Virginia. In the fall, when Kayleb was still 11 years old,
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 167 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 09:51 AM PDT with 203 Recommends
Unlike Faith, beliefs can be seen in just how well we personify Free Will, The Golden Rule and The Bill of Rights. Believers are free to believe Free Will is God’s gift of choice to love Him or ...
by The Reasonable Voice
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 04:46 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Phillip White, 32, before being killed by Vineland, NJ, police Late Tuesday morning, police in Vineland, New Jersey, a suburb of Philadelphia,
by Shaun King
Comment Count 91 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 09:14 PM PDT with 182 Recommends
You might remember the story of the officer Eric Parker of the Madison, Alabama police department, who violently threw to the ground an Indian native, Sureshbhai Patel, apparently because he couldn'...
by Steven D
Comment Count 94 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 10:52 AM PDT with 236 Recommends
UVA Honors Student Martese Johnson A popular undergraduate honors student and leader at the University of Virginia, Martese Johnson, was brutally assaulted by law enforcement near the campus very ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 177 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 04:53 PM PDT with 256 Recommends
by Eternal Hope
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Mar 09, 2015 at 09:04 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
"They were met with resistance and a shooting incurred," Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson told (local Orlando cable outlet) Channel 13 News. Apparently, standing in your doorway after a SWAT ...
by lunachickie
Comment Count 103 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2015 at 10:26 AM PST with 123 Recommends
Two weeks ago there was a riot at the Willacy County Correctional Center in south Texas. The riot originally started as a protest against inadequate medical care. Willacy is operated by the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 02:25 PM PST with 131 Recommends
This happened just a few hours ago in Los Angeles. Original facebook page video is here. Graphic video: From the LA Times: a dramatic confrontation ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 220 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 07:17 PM PST with 180 Recommends
In the news today it is reported that the City of Cleveland responded to the Tamir Rice lawsuit by saying the “boy’s death was caused because of his own actions.” The city has yet to give much ...
by MaryAEnglish
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 02:53 PM PST with 4 Recommends
The National Journal reports that the FISA court has once again approved NSA's continuing mass surveillance of phone metadata of American citizens. The Foreign Intelligence ...
by Krotor
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 09:36 AM PST with 12 Recommends
On February 3rd, a 5'3", 130 pound Virginia woman was killed after six deputies tased her before locking her in restraints with an anti-spitting hood ...
by Brian Sonenstein
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 03:26 PM PST with 48 Recommends
The loop has been fully closed on the militarization of American police. In an amazing multi-part investigative series for The Guardian , Spencer Ackerman ...
by Shaun King
Comment Count 53 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 11:13 AM PST with 88 Recommends
The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site' The Guardian The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable ...
by plan9pub
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 10:34 AM PST with 7 Recommends