More Babies Die in U.S. than Europe, Asia
By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

More Babies Die in U.S. than Europe, Asia

Washington, D.C. On September 24 the Centers for Disease Control released a report that infant mortality in the United States was higher than 25 nations in Western Europe and Eastern Asia. The CDC report investigated the causes of infant mortality. “Despite recent declines in infant mortality (4), the United States ranked 26th among the 29 OECD countries […]

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Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart
By September 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Video Shows Unarmed Man Gunned Down in Walmart

On August 5, 2014, police shot an unarmed man, 22 year old John Crawford III, in a Walmart in Dayton, Ohio. Recently released video footage shows the moment police killed him. A 911 call reported on August 5 that a black man was roaming Walmart waving what appeared to be a rifle. After the shooting […]

New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success
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New Report Shows Bias Blocks Black Girls Success

Race and gender disparities in opportunity and academic achievement lead to high dropout rates, limited job opportunities, and increased risk of poverty     (Washington, D.C.)  A comprehensive report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) reveals that African American girls are faring worse […]

Do Guns Kill People?
By September 19, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Do Guns Kill People?

Many of the founding fathers of America believed it was critical for the citizens all to be armed. For example, Thomas Jefferson said, “No Free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” [A long list of such quotes is available at George Mason University’s page of arms quotes.] This belief in the importance […]

“Blacks Are Animals” Says Florida Politician
By September 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

“Blacks Are Animals” Says Florida Politician

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech before thousands on the National Mall in Washington, DC. In the speech, King said, I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color […]