Obama: Mistrust of police corrodes America

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Via Darlene Superville, AP/Miami Herald President Barack Obama on Saturday said the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of an unarmed More...

U.S. to pay Navajo Nation $554 million in largest settlement with single Indian tribe

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Via the Sari Horwitz Washington Post – “In the largest settlement with a single American Indian tribe, the Obama administration will pay the Navajo Nation $554 million More...

(Video) Police Slam Pregnant Woman to the Ground. NYPD Investigating.

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(Video) NYPD officers from the 72 precinct slam to the ground a six months pregnant woman in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and straddle her as she is restrained stomach-down. A second More...

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Romare Bearden: ‘A Black Odyssey’ Exhibit at Columbia Univ.

On November 15 through December 13, 2014 and on January 21 through March 14, 2015, the Romare Bearden “A Black Odyssey” exhibit will visit Columbia University’s Wallach Art More...

Teaching In Mother Tongue Key To Engaging Indigenous Students

This perspective, by Meg Perkins, appeared in the Courier Mail (Australia) on June 23, 2014. June It was reported last week that Australian jail populations have “risen sharply” More...

Philadelphia Earns Millions By Seizing Cash And Homes From People Never Charged With A Crime

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Via Forbes Magazine - Chris Sourovelis has never had any trouble with the law or been accused of any crime. But that hasn’t More...

Credit Myth: I Can Create New Identity, Get New and Positive Credit File

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I can create a new identity and get an entirely new and positive credit file. This is one of the most dangerous More...

Image via BBC/AFP Hong Kong: Protesters defiant amid stand-off

Via BBC - “Hong Kong Protesters – a mix of students and supporters of the Occupy Central...

Image via Ottawa Citizen Timeline: 2014 Ebola and the history of disease

Via Isabel Wallace of the Ottawa Citizen – A timeline of the 2014 Ebola outbreak and...

Image via Courier Mail, Australia Teaching In Mother Tongue Key To Engaging Indigenous Students

This perspective, by Meg Perkins, appeared in the Courier Mail (Australia) on June 23, 2014. June...

10 intriguing female revolutionaries that you didn’t learn about in history class

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This important history lesson comes courtesy of the informative people at Whizzpast.com - “We all know More...

A Map Of The U.S., If There Had Never Been A Mexican-American War

Via Mark Strauss, io9.com – “In 1846, President James Polk, driven by a belief in Manifest Destiny, waged a war to..

History of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Journalist Alison Weir delivers a seminar at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where she explained the the History of..

(Video) Columbia Univ. Student, Sexual Assault Victim ‘Carries the Weight’

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Emma Sulkowicz, a Columbia University senior, is one of more than 20 Columbia and Barnard students who filed More...

A Rant on the Downward Spiral

A brilliant friend of mine recently posted an article on Facebook about Josh Marks, Master Chef contestant who committed suicide on..

BBC: How to Make a Human Heart

Via BBC - In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 second. While stents, transplants, angioplasty, by-pass operations, drugs and..
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