deaths

Texting, Walking, Distraction, Smartphone

Almost 6,000 Pedestrians Killed by Vehicles in 2017, According to Report

Maybe you should put down your smartphone while crossing the street. In 2017, there were 5,984 pedestrian…

Foster Care Firm The Mentor Network

86 Children Died While in Care of Foster Firm Over 10-Year Period

In 2015, Buzzfeed News launched a series of investigative reports into America’s largest for-profit foster…

Prison

How the Racial Differences in Prison Deaths Illustrate Inmate Afflictions

New data released last month from the Bureau of Justice Statistics shows a stark difference in…

Study Points to Just How Dangerous It Is To Be A Black Man in America

A new study shows just how dangerous it is to be a Black man in America. Referred…

Why Prince? Why Now?

That’s not how any of this works. When we began the planning of this June…

1 Killed, 3 Wounded in Tennessee State Shooting

One man was killed and three women were wounded in an on-campus shooting stemming from…

South Carolina Flood Leaves Thousands Without Running Water

After a week of steady rain, the showers tapered off Monday and an inundated South…

Dylann Roof

Charleston Shooter to Face Death Penalty

The state prosecutor in charge of trying Dylann Roof in what authorities have said was…

California Data Shows Racial Disparities in Arrests, Deaths

Just 6 percent of Californians are African American, yet they are involved in 17 percent…

An Obit for the Obitless

As anyone who’s worked with kids — and “kids” in this sense are “any human…