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Charged With Racism, Harvard School Retires Its Shield -- Observer -- News Archives Usa
Society & Culture  (tags: Harvard Law School, racism, hate crime, plantation owner, symbolism )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - newsy-today.com
It is broadly considered a memorial to Isaac Royall, Jr., a slave owner who owned a sugar plantation in Massachusetts within the latter part of the 18th century. Several law students, known as their movement Royall Must Fall, protested the shield
Rape Victims Are Now Having to Crowdfund Hospital Bills
Society & Culture  (tags: Rape, US Healthcare, Rape Kits, Money, rape victims, Crowdfuning, violence, women, usa )

Cat
- 18 hours ago - dailydot.com
This is so grotesque. The request on the GoFundMe crowdfunding page by "Ann On" is simple and heartbreaking: "I was attacked over a year ago and today I got a hospital bill for my emergency room visit.
Justice for Transgender Man Killed in Possible Hate Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: Trangender Man attacked and killed, Transgender Equality )

Peter
- 7 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Eric S. Miller, District Attorney of Vermont! Goal: Punish the person who attacked a transgender man and left him for dead. A transgender man died from severe injuries after a possible bias-driven attack. The person responsible is still at large
Christian Peddling Creepy 'Discipline' Sticks Wants to Keep His Business a Secret
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, fundamentalism, children, punishment, discipline, cruelty )

Freya
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
A reclusive man describing himself as a fundamentalist Christian is attempting to resume sales of a "virtually indestructible" stick he sold as a disciplinary tool -without drawing attention to himself.
The Black Wall, A Song For Memorial Day   video
Society & Culture  (tags: music, Vietnam War, death, veterans, Memorial Day, song )

Sue
- 9 hours ago - youtu.be
Akron Ohio musician Jim Ballard and his band perform Jim's original song The Black Wall. The video is by Mike Hay and shows a live performance as well as footage of the Vietnam War and the Memorial Wall in Washington DC.
Women Confronting Girl After Date Slips âEUR~DrugâEUR(TM) Into Her Drink Are Horrified By How She Knows Him
Society & Culture  (tags: Rape, friend, women, GoodNews )

Cheryl A.
- 2 hours ago - injo.com
'"He pulled her glass toward him, kind of awkwardly, then he took out a little black vial. He opened it up and dropped something in." Peace.
A War Hero Who Was a Stranger in His Own Land
Society & Culture  (tags: society, americans, military, barrier, Korean War, history )

Dave
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
A touching story about Jesse Brown, an African American pilot who broke the color barrier for US Navy pilots and sadly died in the Korean War at age 24....and his relationships with 2 white men who helped him succeed ....
The Gig Economy Is Ripping Out Floor Below Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: gig econonmy, Uber, Lyft, middle class, disaster )

Roseann
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In what's called the gig economy, companies like Uber hire people to use their own cars as taxis; property owners use firms like AirBnB to rent homes and rooms; and the well-off use firms like Instacart for on-demand shopping. While this may seem to offer
The Religious Right's Policing of Sex Robs Pleasure From the Underprivileged
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, sex, control )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Religious conservatives want an exclusive right to dole out the privilege of sexual pleasure and intimacy on their own terms - and leave a lot of people out.
What To Do When Child Protective Services Knocks: A Must Read for All Parents!
Society & Culture  (tags: families, children, Child Protective Services, CPS, injustice, kidnapping, homeschooling, marijuana, pot, free-range kids, advice )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - thinkaboutnow.com
A Child Protective Services whistleblower explains what to do if CPS comes after your family.
7-Year-Old Boy Left in Bear-Infested Mountain Region By Parents 'to Discipline Him'
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, children, culture )

Olga
- 1 hour ago - mirror.co.uk
Education doesn´t mean punishment. It is incredible how stupid things still happens all over the world. The boy was left alone in an island that is home to the deadly Ussuri brown bear.
The Bedouin Case and the Illegal Jewish Villages
Society & Culture  (tags: Bedouin villages, Israeli illegal occupation-land thefts, land annexation-zionism, racism-apartheid state, Palestinian human rights violations, world, settlements, news-media, end US Aid to Israel, americans, culture, abuse, religion, society, crime )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - rhr.org.il
Whoever believes the treatment of Bedouin in unrecognized villages has to do with upholding the law should be aware of the treatment of illegal Jewish villages created after the founding of Israel
How Teenagers Got Police to Back Down and Remove Military-Grade Weaponry From Their High Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, California, Los Angeles, militarization of police, law enforcement, demonstrations )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - alternet.org
Los Angeles high school students and organizers forced police to remove grenade launchers and M-16s from their arsenals.
Military Grade Weapons Removed From Los Angeles School!
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Militariztion, culture, education, activists, children, government, news, safety, society )

Mitchell
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
A little less police militarization after peaceful actions included apologies, even! The federal program that has led to militarization may be back in the spotlight... in a good way.
Should the Media Be Written Up for Poor Job Performance?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, dishonesty, media, usa, society, police )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
If you have ever approached the media about a story you soon realize how hard it is to get a reporter to do a story ..unless you are SOMEONE
This Climb Up a Cliff Is the WorldâEUR(TM)s Scariest School Run
Society & Culture  (tags: china, children, education, culture, environment, ethics, government, news, sadness, society, travel, transportation, world, rights, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - metro.co.uk
These Chinese children have the worldâEUR(TM)s scariest journey home from school âEUR" an 800m climb up the side of a cliff.
Confronting the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity
Society & Culture  (tags: Mainstream Media )

Walter L
- 22 hours ago - theinternationalforecaster.com
It exposes a few of the many examples of bias in the mainstream media (from Bilderberger Charlie Rose to World Federalist Walter Cronkite to CIA Anderson Cooper), it also lays out in detail why the idea that journalism can ever be objective at all is no
Venezuela Is Shutting Down | Fellowship of the Minds
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, world, society, sadness, news, government, culture, crime )

Earths
- 21 hours ago - fellowshipoftheminds.com
Courts and other government offices operate for only two half-days a week, the equivalence of one full day.
VIDEO: A Dialogue on Israel and Palestine With Tariq Ali and Norman Finkelstein
Society & Culture  (tags: criminal justice, Palestine, Israeli illegal occupation, Israeli state terrorism, USA, NY, U.S. aid to Israel, NEWS-MEDIA bias, newscoverage, BDS, end the occupation of Palestine-siege of, now!, newspapers, world, americans, abuse )

Jess
- 17 hours ago - counterpunch.org
This is a panel from the 2016 Left Forum, held May 20 -22 at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. The conference theme was "Rage, Rebellion, Revolution: Organizing Our Power."
Prince''s Legacy of Generosity
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, celebrity, blacks, charity, Prince, giving, culture, GoodNews, humans, usa, family, children )

Angelus
- 16 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
He really did try to take of his own
How Teenagers Got Police to Back Down and Remove Military-Grade Weaponry From Their High Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, military, weapons, police, society, rights, education )

Cheryl A.
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
"they forced the police department for the second-largest public school district in the United States to remove grenade launchers, M-16 rifles, a mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicle and other military-grade weaponry from its arsenal." Peace.
5 Myths About Putting People in Prison and What Actually Works.
Society & Culture  (tags: Prison )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - upworthy.com
So as I grew up, I understood prison as just another place: You go to the grocery store when you need food, you go to church on Sundays, and you go to prison if you do something bad.
Phil Hartman's Wife Kills Him and Herself in 1998
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, celebrity, children, death, family, fashion, murder, news, obituary, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Emmy-award winning "Saturday Night Live" star Phil Hartman was shot dead yesterday in his California mansion by his wife, who then killed herself as cops carried their pajama-clad children from the house, police said.
Veterans Day: Honor the Brave Soldiers!
Society & Culture  (tags: Veterans Day, Memorial Day, interesting, humans, freedoms, education, society, world, usa, news, family, culture )

Club
- 8 hours ago - clubfemina.com
Veterans Day or Memorial Day is the day when we honor the brave man and women who fought for our country, who served with honor and dignity this land and paid the price so we can enjoy a simple and yet comfy life. On this day we shall honor our veterans!
 

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