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Charges in Flint Water Crisis Are Tip of the Iceberg

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Michigan Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette’s decision to charge Mike Glasgow, Stephen Busch and Mike Prysby, three low level employees… Read More

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Is My Brother’s Keeper Too Worried About Sitting With The Cool Kids?

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As was reported in multiple news outlets a few days ago, musician Rick Ross was attending a meeting at the White House… Read More

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Today is the day that dedicated weed enthusiasts around the world will celebrate by blazing up in unison. You’ll read stories that make it sound… Read More

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As the impasse over Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court prepares to enter its second month, HBO is shining new light on… Read More

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The emerging consensus that our country’s punitive and costly experiment with mass incarceration has failed is one of the most important developments… Read More

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Bill Clinton’s recent confrontation with Black Lives Matter protesters in Philadelphia has rekindled debate about the wisdom and political realities… Read More

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by Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D.

On February 23, 2016, YWCA USA… Read More

The Tedious and Painful Costs of False Convictions<br />

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The recent and tragic suicide of my… Read More

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People joke and say they know how the story ends in the hit FX miniseries “The People v. O.J. Simpson.”  I don’t believe the… Read More

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