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Another Night of Town Violence – Not Iraq, but Ferguson, Missouri

This posting is not about the tragic death of Michael Brown. By now everyone knows that Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager, was shot multiple times by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Since the shooting on Saturday afternoon, the town has had numerous demonstrations protesting the death of another black teenager. This posting is about […]

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The Illusion of Prison Statistics

A study from Stanford University has revealed the discomfort of American prison statistics. Prison statistics show¬†that the percentage of black Americans in prison is much higher than the percentage of white people incarcerated— impeded prison reform among¬†white Americans. Black Americans compose 12 percent of America’s population and are 40 percent of our prison population. The […]

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