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Georgia voter suppression efforts may not change election results much 5/10/21

#tag Voter Suppression: There has been understandable outrage and widespread criticism of the new voting laws in Georgia – and of similar efforts in other states. These laws would likely make voting more difficult, including by reducing options for voting...

Poll: Hispanics care more about economy, jobs than social issues; dislike ‘latinx’ 5/6/21

#tags Hispanics Latinx: (The Center Square) – A year away from another election cycle, a nationwide poll of Hispanic Americans shows their opinions, interests and preferences don’t align perfectly with either of the country’s two major political parties. A joint effort...

How qualified immunity protects police officers accused of wrongdoing 5/4/21

#tag Qualified Immunity When police officers kill people without apparent justification, those officers may face both criminal charges – as in the case of Derek Chauvin, convicted of murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis in 2020 – and civil lawsuits. Floyd’s family...

# MeToo on TikTok: Teens use viral trend to speak out about their sexual harassment experiences

MeToo TikTok Sexual Harassment: A recent TikTok video that has been liked by almost half a million people encourages girls to record themselves putting one finger down for every time they have been sent unsolicited dick pics, begged for nudes,...

ICE arrests down 60% under Biden as illegal immigration grows to highest levels in decades

#Tags Ice Arrests Illegal Immigration Biden 100 days: (The Center Square) – A new report from the Migration Policy Institute shows that President Joe Biden has carried out three times as many executive actions on immigration policy as his predecessor,...

LeBron James controversial tweet over Police Shootings,LA Cop wants to talk to him 4/26/21

A Los Angeles Police Department officer took to Facebook Sunday to write a lengthy letter to the Lakers player hoping the two can sit down together and talk about the realities of policing. LeBron James controversial tweet over Police Shootings-video For...

Central America Migration: Money alone can’t fix Central America – or stop migration to US 4/22/21

Luis Guillermo Solis: To stem migration from Central America, the Biden administration has a US$4 billion plan to “build security and prosperity” in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador – home to more than 85% of all Central American migrants who...

The other George Floyd story: How media freedom led to conviction in his killer’s trial 4/22/21

  When 17-year-old Darnella Frazier started recording video of Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd, she initiated a series of historic events that led to Chauvin’s conviction. But for all the discussion of technology following her actions – how cellphones...

16-yr old MaKhia Bryant shot and killed by Columbus Ohio Police

Officers were called to the 3100 block of Legion Lane, north of Chatterton Road, just after 4:30 p.m. for a disturbance. Her family says she called the police for help because girls were fighting outside her house. Columbus Ohio Police...

Are mass shootings an American epidemic? 4/18/21

Mass Shootings: The U.S. has suffered yet another mass shooting, with a deadly attack in a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. This was the fifth mass shooting in five weeks, including a shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado that took...

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New Police reform bills introduced by California state legislators 5/11/21

The national movement for police reform has opened the door for lawmakers to propose changes in states such as...