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Lemoore High School Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out

Brave Lemoore High School sexual assault victims are sharing their stories. These young women deserve more than just moral support. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.30.18   |   SHARE
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Cop Buying Diapers For A Struggling Mom Illuminates The Stark Truth Of Babies In Poverty

While this is a good time to offer praise for a police officer's kindness, it's an even better time to talk about what it's like to be a young mother Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.1.17   |   SHARE
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What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality

There are things you can do to have a make an impact. I’ve compiled a list of items that you can consider: What To Do Right Now About Police Brutality Read...
Ijeoma Oluo    |   12.28.16   |   SHARE
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The Police Shot And Killed My Friend Aaron

The only people who paid the price for Aaron's death were his family and friends. This must stop. Police should never be above the law they have Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.10.16   |   SHARE
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There is no correlation between violent crime rate and the rate at which police offers kill people. Image: Youtube.

5 Facts That Prove Police Departments In America Have An Unconscious Racial Bias

CNN hosted a heated debate between host Marc Lamont Hill and retired NYPD detective Harry Houck in which Houck ran up a list of statistics to back Read...
Alexandra Rosenmann of AlterNet    |   07.26.16   |   SHARE
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Human lives are at stake when your colleagues abuse their power... Image: Thinkstock.

An Open Letter To Police From A White Mother Of Mixed-Race Sons

I always believed that police used lethal violence to control citizens only as a last resort. Now it’s clear that they are jumping to it without fear Read...
Ann Roselle    |   07.13.16   |   SHARE
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In gay people, masculinity perceives its soft and vulnerable (i.e., human) underside. Image: The All-Nite Images/Flickr.

Masculinity Is Killing Us

To worship all that is masculine often means to frame oneself in opposition to those in the LGBT community. The attitudes and values of that Read...
Eric Shapiro of The Good Men Project    |   06.27.16   |   SHARE
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That Time I Took A Lie Detector Test

I’m terrified of wrongful imprisonment. To be the only one who knows the truth and have to live every day in a cell, wondering, why, god, why? [...] Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   05.3.16   |   SHARE
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