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Pope Francis: Faith and violence can never be reconciled

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Food for Thought

 

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Sanjana Hattotuwa – Using citizen journalism to bear witness to violence

From 2011, stirring and powerful presentation.

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Angela Davis – Trayvon Martin and Violence in America

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Guns Turn Cowards into Brave Men

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When rapper Lil Wayne used offensive lyrics that included the name of Emmett Till, it sparked a conversation about whether or not much of this generation actually knew him or why or how he…

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5-year-old shoots, kills self after mother locks her in home

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In All But Six States, You Can Be Fired For Being A Victim Of Domestic Violence

By Bryce Covert Last week, Carie Charlesworth, a teacher in California and a victim of domestic violence, was fired from her job because her abusive husband invaded the school parking lot and put the school on lockdown. While her abuser was sent … Continue reading

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WHO Finds Violence Against Women Is ‘Shockingly’ Common

By Michaeleen Doucleff and Rhitu Chatterjee Thirty-five percent of women around the world have been raped or physically abused, according to statistics the World Health Organization released Thursday. About 80 percent of the time this violence occurs in the home, at the hands … Continue reading

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Black Woman Gets 20 Years for Firing Shot at Wall; White Man Gets 0 Years for Shooting Man in the Back 3 Times, Killing Him

By Katie Halper A man in Florida shoots a man he finds having sex with his wife, killing him. A woman in Florida shoots the wall to scare off an abusive husband, harming nobody. Guess which one was acquitted? Guess … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Cities in America

Originally posted on 24/7 Wall St.:
After falling for five consecutive years, the number of violent crimes across the United States rose by 1.2% in 2012. Based on data published by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the increase was even…

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