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Latinos have been paying dearly, sometimes with their own lives, for American prohibition without having a seat at the policy making table.
Unfortunately, the damage resulting from the nearly decade long apex of black female confinement is substantial.
The panacea to the counterfeit handbag dilemma is quite simple, and it does not involve lobbying for tougher laws, becoming a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer, or developing an anti-counterfeiting technology. Instead, an overhaul of the fake luxury handbag business begins with the consumer.
To get beyond the headlines and the squirming of the exposed ones, there are two important things to consider. First, please, let's give at least some attention to the actual operation of racial oppression, something that goes beyond words.
In an era where TV crime dramas have become increasingly implausible, shows like The Jinx and Serial have brought a much needed dose of reality to American living rooms and earbuds.
Stats should never be an "outcome". The only measure of police success should be the absence of crime in a community and the ability to work with the community to achieve that goal. Period.
The creation of the National Crime and Justice Task Force will be a step in the right direction to ensure that the United States government does more to protect human rights nationwide and ensures that policing policies are in line with international human rights standards.
Post-Jinx, amongst yellowed copies of LA Weekly, and a Gold Record of Paul Anka and Odia Coates' disgraceful single "(You're) Having My Baby," I found a 1964 photo of me and my bunkmates. Standing behind us was our counselor, Robert Durst.
Homeowners in Regina, Saskatchewan, discovered Bruce Almighty on March 18. He was found with black electrical tape wrapped so tightly around his legs that severe tissue damage was causing infection.
The Today Show's celebration of this fantasy misses the reality that prostitution is rarely light, loving or funny. In the quarter century since the film's release, we know much more about the links between prostitution and human trafficking.
Martin Luther King,
Rev. Franklin Graham,
How does a citizen protect himself against a police officer's tendency to shoot first and ask questions later, oftentimes based only on their highly subjective "feeling" of being threatened? The short answer is you can't.
I don't know if the statements made by Mr. Durst in the HBO documentary will be admitted in a future trial or even if they are needed. What I can say from experience is this: We should not be surprised when people make utterances that inculpate them in crimes.
Although Green v. Chitwood seems at first glance trivial, it is both the backstory and the vague terms used in statute that make Green's arrest so outrageous and egregious.
Officials said Monday that remains discovered along a trail just outside Kenai on Saturday appear to belong to a family of four that went missing in May of last year. Police also found at the scene the remains of a dog that may be the family's, and a handgun.
African American Prostitutes,
Black Coalition Fighting Back Serial Murders,
Jonnie Franklin Jr,
Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival,
Tales Of The Grim Sleeper,
United States Poverty,
"He's only killing hookers," was a police chief's response to the spree of serial murders that plagued an African-American community in Los Angeles over a 25-year span. Over 100 women were raped, shot, strangled. A few potential victims escaped. One, who had been shot in the chest, managed to create...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a staggering and tragic statistic: Heroin overdose deaths tripled from 2010 to 2013.
The Innocence Project,
So, if the description of a single dress -- a still image -- can be so polarizing, what does this say about eyewitness identification and memory of an event that likely occurred in a traumatic situation?
It is time as a society to rethink our approach to mental illness. This comment begins with an explanation of "public policy," followed by a very brief general history of our society's approach to mental illness, and concludes with 15 of the many questions that should be studied and debated.
Faggot. It's unfortunately a word that most gay men have had thrown at them at some point in their life. It's a word that Devin Norman heard yelled at him in a grocery store parking lot this weekend before he was allegedly brutally beaten for being a gay man in Mississippi.