Asia allegedly disparaged Islam after others objected to her drinking out of their glasses because of her Christian faith. A Pakistan Court upheld the sentence. She faces execution unless the Supreme Court and global community works to save her.
Her name was Reeva Steenkamp. I'm starting with Reeva because, like so many female victims of violence and abuse, her name has been lost, worse still: voluntarily disregarded. it is the male narrative that dominates our media outlets.
Jermaine Green noticed two LA County sheriff's deputies get on a Metro bus in Bellflower, California and start harassing a female passenger, he did the right thing and pulled out his cell phone camera to record the altercation.
An international team of researchers studying King Tutankhamun are reporting some surprising new discoveries about the ancient boy kingThe scientists say that a 'virtual autopsy' of Tut -- essentially a close analysis of a life-size image of the king made
As the video above shows, the activists held up signs condemning Israeli abuses of Palestinian rights and chanted slogans including: "No trade with apartheid," "Boycott Israeli apartheid" and "Gaza, Gaza, We won't forget!"
Academic freedom is a bedrock principle that must be honored by any university as part of its mission of furthering research and education. If an academic institution should violate this sacred trust, scholars will respond by refusing to participate...
Forty-four states ban all drivers from texting behind the wheel, but that doesn't seem to stop many of us.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that at any given daytime moment, over 600,000 drivers are using cell phones or
Officer told Kalleen that he's not allowed to perform without permit. Kalleen told officer to read Section 1050.6 of MTA's Rules of Conduct & Fines, which states "artistic performances, including the acceptance of donations" are permitted by the Authority
Ethan Van Leuven was diagnosed with acute cymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, at 22 months old. After years of treatment, his family was told Ethan has a few days to several weeks to live. Ethan is 4 yrs old.
Just days after a group of Catholic leaders made waves for publishing a report that used unusually inclusive language to refer to homosexuality, the Vatican is attempting to walk back the statements by altering an English translation of the document
Poetry and prose by Palestinian writers has been celebrated by the organizers of two international literary awards. The longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize -- an Arabic culture award -- features three Palestinian writers.
The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel sent out the following press release today saying that Díaz joins Chuck D and Boots Riley as prominent artists who have recently endorsed the boycott: