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Jon Stewart’s Remarks on Charleston

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May El-Khalil – Making peace is a marathon

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Baltimore cops speak out on Freddie Gray, murder spike

By Brooke Baldwin and Dana Ford Forty-two people were killed in Baltimore in May, making it the deadliest month there since 1972. When asked what’s behind that number, a Baltimore police officer gave an alarming answer. Basically, he said, the … Continue reading

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Charity Is Not a Substitute for Justice 

By Marian Wright Edelman “I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except … Continue reading

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As killings continue, May becomes city’s deadliest month since 1999

By Luke Broadwater Hours after Baltimore’s mayor huddled with police officials to discuss the recent spike in violence, two more people were killed Monday — making May the city’s deadliest month since 1999. The two homicides increased this month’s total … Continue reading

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Documentary Blows Open Serial Killer’s 25-Year Spree of Killing Black Women and a Shocking Lack of Interest in Catching Him

By Kali Holloway By the mid-1980s, the Los Angeles Police Department knew there was a prolific serial killer operating in the South Central section of the city. His victims, like most of the residents of the area, were overwhelmingly African … Continue reading

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Who Is Really Paying the Price of Fighting in South Sudan?

By Luol Deng When South Sudan gained independence three years ago it was probably one of the happiest days of my life. Africa’s youngest nation – my home – was full of optimism and hope. I was there in Freedom … Continue reading

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I wrote the Anarchist Cookbook in 1969. Now I see its premise as flawed

By William Powell Forty-four years ago this month, in December 1969, I quit my job as a manager of a bookstore in New York City’s Greenwich Village and began to write the Anarchist Cookbook. My motivation at the time was … Continue reading

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Preventing South Sudan’s Inferno

By George Clooney & John Prendergast After suffering so long for independence, South Sudan faces a new civil war. What the country’s leaders and the international community can do to contain the crisis. The world’s youngest country, a mere two … Continue reading

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The School Shootings You Didn’t Hear About—One Every Two Weeks Since Newtown

By Brandy Zadrozny In the year since Newtown, at least 24 school shootings have claimed at least 17 lives, according to a Daily Beast investigation. Has anything really changed? In the year since 20 first-graders were shot and killed at … Continue reading

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