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Judge Orders Inmate's Release After More Than 40 Years In Solitary Confinement

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 06.09.2015 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The last of the "Angola Three" inmates, whose decades in solitary confinement on a Louisiana prison farm drew international conde...

Escaping from the Dark

Matthew Cooke | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Matthew Cooke

Technology affords us a new hope. With the advent of the iPhone we're in a national state of shock regarding the incredibly destructive "shoot first" culture of many police departments. This shock could lead to major reform that could uplift and save so many lives.

Prisoners Who Have Dreams

Michael Santos | Posted 10.28.2011 | Politics
Michael Santos

I applaud the new memorial in Washington D.C. honoring Dr. King. Yet, we -- as a nation -- still have a long way to go before we can say that we are living his noble dream.