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‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

| April 23, 2014

By Chasisti Falls Special to Frost Illustrated Thanks to Frost Illustrated being so informative, I had the pleasure of attending the “White Like Me” by Tim Wise Community Film Screening and Discussion that was held at the Indiana University South Bend Campus. The event was held April 12, simultaneously in Fort Wayne, South Bend and […]

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Racial hate born of helplessness

Racial hate born of helplessness

| April 23, 2014

By Brenda Robinson Life’s tough, isn’t it? Professionals, theologians, lay people and just plain folk have tried for centuries to make sense of senseless crimes whereby innocent people are murdered, for no understandable reasons. Among those puzzling murders are those labeled “hate crimes.” And, when a gunman opened fire at a Jewish Center and an […]

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Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

| April 23, 2014

We’ve got one question: Just where the hell are all these jobs affirmative action allegedly took from white folks and gave to black folks? Someone, please help us because, given the tremendous unemployment rate in the black community, we can’t find these jobs. Same goes for university admissions which have driven cases like this. First […]

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Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

| April 23, 2014

Once again, a story surfaces to show that the nation’s drug problem is not confined to any one area of our landscape or to any one socioeconomic group. Some argue that “profiling” is a valid and valuable law enforcement tool but it doesn’t always work. We can’t help but wonder how many of the nation’s […]

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School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

| April 22, 2014

We thought this debate was over long ago. It’s always been our understanding that no one can be compelled to recite the pledge, especially people who reject for “religious” reasons. That includes not only atheist who don’t believe but many Christians who don’t believe that one should pledge allegiance to anyone but GOD. By the […]

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Do certain areas attract hate groups?

Do certain areas attract hate groups?

| April 22, 2014

We seen it in various areas, especially in some western areas during recent years—folks have developed enclaves of those who hate based on race. Some people even have gone as far to try to bring back charters requiring towns to be all white.  But, is it the fault of the people living there or is […]

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Mayor resigns after announcing views sympathetic with white supremacist friend

Mayor resigns after announcing views sympathetic with white supremacist friend

| April 22, 2014

No doubt, the U.S. still has a long way to go regarding race relations. Still, it is encouraging to note that a significant amount of people will stand up and protest what they consider to be racist sentiments from public officials and that their voices sometimes are heard loudly and cleary. Mo. mayor resigns after […]

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Gangbanger dead after being shot trying to attack witness in Utah courtroom: authorities – NY Daily News

Gangbanger dead after being shot trying to attack witness in Utah courtroom: authorities – NY Daily News

| April 21, 2014

There will come a day, it seems, that witnesses no longer will be intimidated. Perhaps this was a prelude to more efforts to protect witnesses against organized criminals and domestic terrorists. Gangbanger dead after being shot trying to attack witness in Utah courtroom: authorities Siale Angilau — believed to be a member of the Tongan […]

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‘Kill switch’ will come to U.S. phones in 2015 – CNN.com

‘Kill switch’ will come to U.S. phones in 2015 – CNN.com

| April 21, 2014

A number of us in the office wish this had been the norm several years back. This technology, installed in lots of other devices might go a long way toward curbing a lot of petty theft or other property crimes that might lead to violence.   ‘Kill switch’ may be standard on U.S. phones in […]

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11,000 Detroit rape kits left untested

11,000 Detroit rape kits left untested

| April 21, 2014

Perhaps it truly is the fault of lack of resources but given the nation’s and the world’s history with prosecuting rape—or rather, even blaming victims—some are going to wonder if rape cases just aren’t a priority in some police departments and prosecutors’ offices. Many might argue that this is not Iran where a rape victim […]

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