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Ferguson

Police violence is an American problem, not just Black, Brown or White

WASHINGTON December 17, 2014 – On the cover of the December 11, 2014 issue of The Economist, the renowned financial publication tackles a different type of pressing issue, by posing a very simple, and direct question: “What is wrong with policing America?” While it surely seems like a complicated issue, steeped in rhetoric and questions about liberty ...

#BlackLivesMatter–a hashtag bandaid over the gaping wound of Black problems

LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2014—Just as the Twitter hashtag #BringBackOurGirls did absolutely nothing to affect the fate of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram (most were married off or sold into slavery where they remain), the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter is another emotion-based, factually void outcry that will do little to resolve anything. This hashtag gained traction ...

The New York Times sanctions a hit in Ferguson

The Times reported that officer Wilson married while on administrative leave and included the full names of the bride and witnesses, and the street address where the newlyweds live, which included a photo of their home.