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A ruling to fire a detective for his role in the killing of Sean Bell in Queens is upheld, and three other officers will be forced to resign.
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"Migration is Beautiful symbolizes a commitment from the creative community to see, show, and celebrate the humanity of the migrant story."
Two convicted sex offenders, charged with raping and murdering 4 women in Southern California, wore ankle monitors at the time of the alleged crimes, police say
Peter Bergen and David Sterman say the Kansas Jewish Center killings are part of lethal violence in the U.S. that outstrips al Qaeda-influenced attacks.
Since 9/11, right wing extremists have killed more in U.S. than those motivated by al Qaeda
Three people were killed Sunday in shootings at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City, police said.
The map of white people was not on the Internet, so I made one. Conversely, it is a map of people of colour.
The map (click on it to enlarge) uses four colours:
"Women need to understand the full scope of their fertility BEFORE struggles with infertility begin."
THIS PHOTO CAMPAIGN IS INSPIRED BY 'I, TOO, AM HARVARD', 'I, TOO, AM OXFORD', AND 'I, TOO, AM IOWA.'
Respect for #Chicanos #ClothingFreedom #CultureFreedom
"This week immigrant and LGBT civil rights leaders from the California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (CIYJA) sat down in the Democratic congressional offices of Rep. Xavier Becerra and Rep. Loretta Sanchez, demanding their leadership to stop the deportations. The action was in solidarity with the hunger-strike at the White House to call on the President to stop deportations, which started Tuesday."
"The US Border Patrol has a problem. And the face of that problem is Esteban Manzanares.
Manzanares, a Border Patrol agent, was on duty along the Rio Grande in March when he came across a Honduran woman and two girls who had crossed the river illegally. Instead of apprehending them, he sexually assaulted the woman and her 14-year-old daughter, slashed the mother's wrists, and tried to break the teenager's neck. Then he abducted the other daughter and tied her up in his home before returning to finish his shift."
"This brings me to the issue of how we frame diversity. I want to ask you whether you think it’s helpful to refer to Natives as people of color—or if this ultimately obscures political status. It absolutely works against our best interest to be placed in the framework of people of color. White children’s authors, for example, write about American Indians and civil rights. And my response is that it’s not about civil rights, it’s about treaty rights. And that’s an encapsulation of what goes wrong when you use a civil rights framework. To start with, people don’t know that we’re sovereign nations, that we have a political status in the United States, as opposed to a racial, cultural or ethnic one. So it’s easy to see why people fall into that multicultural framework. But it’s really not culture—it’s really politics. When people in education start developing these frameworks and chart out the ways that people of color have a history in the United States, they’ll slot us in there, too. But that collapses, erases and obscures our distinct political designation in the United States."
"Last month in California, Hispanics overtook whites to become the state's largest racial/ethnic group, says Ruben Navarrette"
Last week, for the first time in decades, students from Wilcox County, Georgia, attended a school-sponsored prom that was open to all students rather than a private, racially segregated prom.
2042 is coming.
"3. The level of hateful tweets went from zero to off the charts. With many of these trolls, I would respond once and then block them, or just block them. One such troll, @vincentBrook666, tweeted the following to me in all caps."
Thank you to Martha Wood for tweeting about this.
Two Swiss flight pioneers have unveiled a new plane that will attempt the first round-the-world solar flight.
Huge breakthrough! This plane can fly 'forever' + no polluting emissions!
"(CNN) - Over 50 years after Congress passed the Civil Rights Act, the issue of race is back in the political headlines, after comments from Attorney General Eric Holder and events marking the anniversary of the law’s passage renewed the dialogue over race relations in the 21st century."
No surprise over this 'news'.
The mix of people who live in what are now the 50 United States (and DC) has changed greatly over the past 500 years and will probably keep on changing till at least 2100. Here are four snapshots (...
I love the graphics and all the work Abagond put into this article.
It will be interesting to see what the Mixed Race numbers look like over time, or if governments will continue to reclassify mixed race into mono racial groups.
I love the graphics and all the work Abagond put into this article.<3It will be interesting to see what the Mixed Race numbers look like over time, or if governments will continue to reclassify mixed race people into mono racial groups. @getgln
By Peter Cooney WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) - Jeb Bush, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Sunday that illegal immigrants who come to the United States to provide for their families are not committing a...
"I was excited to talk to Jennifer Frappier this week about her documentary-in-progress, Chill. Chill is all about Jenni’s journey to discovering more about her fertility and the option of freezing her eggs for a future pregnancy if needed. She explains the project much better: “Chill is a documentary film about balancing life, career and cheating the biological clock.” Listen to the show here or download the episode from itunes (and make sure you subscribe too)!You’ll learn more about her as she joins me as a co-host in some upcoming podcast episodes!–Heidi Durrow"
Experts weigh in on an 11-year-old boy's relatives beating him with a belt because of what he posted on Facebook.
Shaming is not a good thing.
In latest push, plant workers meet with lawmakers to share accounts of injuries caused at current speeds.
April 9, 2014
"According to Dan Stevens with Westmoreland Emergency Management, at least 20 people were stabbed or otherwise injured in the incident, four of them seriously."
"Poultry processing, an industry where Latinos are disproportionately employed ,is designed to maximize production of ready-to-cook chicken in a short amount of time in the poultry processing industry. Under current regulations, production lines can move at a rate of 140 birds per minute. Meat and poultry workers often make 20,000 or more cuts a day on processing lines and are assigned specific tasks that they repeat at rapid speed for their entire shifts, including slaughtering, sorting, cleaning, inspecting, trimming, cutting, and packaging. Most of this work is performed standing up. As a result, musculoskeletal injuries to the hands, wrists, and arms, including carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as the back are perceived to be very common. In addition to line speed, other hazardous conditions in poultry processing plants contribute to injuries like knife cuts and dermatological and respiratory illnesses
There are no set of mandatory guidelines to protect the health of poultry workers. The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) does not regulate line speeds or enforce safety rules tailored for the unique dangers of poultry plants."
The word albinism derives from the Latin word albus - meaning white. The opposite of albinism is melanism.
Signs of albinism are usually, but not always, apparent in a person's skin, hair and eye color. Regardless of the effect of albinism on appearance, all people with the disorder experience vision impairments. -Mayo Clinic
With common types of albinism, people can live a healthy life, with proper sun protection.There are some rare types of albinism that include symptoms that can shorten one's life.
The police department's excessive force and rewards program has led to a de facto "bounty system."
And you shouldn't.
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Written and produced by Meredith Bragg and Austin Bragg