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How Did the United States Really Perform in the United Nations Human Rights Review? By the Numbers, the News is Not Good

Radhika Balakrishnan | Posted 05.18.2015 | World
Radhika Balakrishnan

An institutionalized, transparent and coordinated approach to human rights monitoring and implementation, that takes into account a human rights-centered macroeconomic and financial policy, is urgently needed.

What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

Ravishly | Posted 04.17.2015 | Impact
Ravishly

It is important to know where the flaws in the system are before you are faced with a headline-grabbing instance of police brutality in your city. If your police system has these sizeable gaps in civilian protection (and chances are they do) then there are issues of police misconduct and brutality happening in your city right now, whether you hear about them or not.

Blacks, Bill Cosby and Deviance

Shaun Ossei-Owusu | Posted 08.14.2013 | Black Voices
Shaun Ossei-Owusu

Dr. Cosby is continuously making it harder for me to vouch for him. A recent piece by the entertainer titled "A Plague Called Apathy" has a slice of the black media and blogosphere up in arms, and the other part looking at him askance with a serious side-eye.

A National Imperative: 5 Ways America Can Succeed in the New Knowledge Economy

Deb Bushway | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education
Deb Bushway

As we address issues of American competitiveness, we need to widen our lens and think differently about the education of the American workforce -- particularly of non-traditional students, like working adults.