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La. Sheriff Furious at New Laws Allowing for Release of ‘Good,’ Nonviolent Inmates Because ‘We Use Them to Wash Cars’

La. Sheriff Furious at New Laws Allowing for Release of ‘Good,’ Nonviolent Inmates Because ‘We Use Them to Wash Cars’

In case you ever wondered about the way (some) correctional officers see their inmates, I lead you no further than to Caddo Parish, La., Sheriff Steve Prator, who is ranting and raging mad about new
BIE, Felicia: Fighting for Justice and Our Basic Human Rights Isn’t Extremism

BIE, Felicia: Fighting for Justice and Our Basic Human Rights Isn’t Extremism

They are trying to turn black people into the bogeyman. They want everyone else in America to see us as a threat so that when we are killed with impunity, no one bats an eyelash. This is already
Pikachu peekaboo: Russia used Pokemon Go to “sow discord”

Pikachu peekaboo: Russia used Pokemon Go to “sow discord”

Outrage addiction. The post Pikachu peekaboo: Russia used Pokemon Go to “sow discord” appeared first on Hot Air.
Colin Kaepernick is Filing a ‘Collusion’ Complaint Against the NFL

Colin Kaepernick is Filing a ‘Collusion’ Complaint Against the NFL

And he has hired Michael Jackson's former attorney to represent him.
Homecoming Survival Guide: How to Make Smart Life Choices

Homecoming Survival Guide: How to Make Smart Life Choices

Editor’s note: This first appeared on VSB on Oct. 21, 2016. Read more...
New York police spied on Black Lives Matter activists, lawsuit alleges

New York police spied on Black Lives Matter activists, lawsuit alleges

Officers allegedly tracked activists on social media to 'interrupt violence.' The post New York police spied on Black Lives Matter activists, lawsuit alleges appeared first on The Daily Dot.
NY Black Lives Matter Group Accuses Police of Spying, Targeting Group for Calling Attention to Abuse

NY Black Lives Matter Group Accuses Police of Spying, Targeting Group for Calling Attention to Abuse

A New York Black Lives Matter group has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming that Clarkstown, N.Y., police illegally spied on its members for at least a year, from January through December 2015. Read
Mich. State Police Director’s Pay Docked After She Calls NFL Protesters ‘Ungrateful, Anti-American Degenerates’

Mich. State Police Director’s Pay Docked After She Calls NFL Protesters ‘Ungrateful, Anti-American Degenerates’

Michigan State Police Director Col. Kriste Kibbey Etue will be losing out on five days’ pay for violating the department’s social media policy after she reposted a disparaging Facebook meme that
Wannabe Tulsa, Okla., Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Released From Prison After Serving Less Than Half His 4-Year Sentence

Wannabe Tulsa, Okla., Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Released From Prison After Serving Less Than Half His 4-Year Sentence

Well, if you wanted evidence as to how little this country values black lives, look no further than Tulsa, Okla., where a white former reserve deputy (aka a wannabe cop) walked out of prison,
The Dismal Failure of Jewish Groups to Confront Trump

The Dismal Failure of Jewish Groups to Confront Trump

In the run-up to the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia—where an assortment of white supremacists, anti-Semites, and fascists marched and chanted, “Jews will not replace us,” before
Former Student Charged With Racist Vandalism at Eastern Michigan University

Former Student Charged With Racist Vandalism at Eastern Michigan University

Eddie Curlin, an African-American former student at Eastern Michigan University, was arraigned Monday morning in Washtenaw County, Mich., District Court on multiple charges stemming from three racist

Acceptable Forms of Protest for N.F.L. Players

A protesting player is permitted to wear one (1) sock puppet on his right hand to “sing along” to the national anthem in a humorous—but respectful—way.
Thousands protested Trump last November in rally organized by Russia

Thousands protested Trump last November in rally organized by Russia

"Not my president!" The post Thousands protested Trump last November in rally organized by Russia appeared first on Hot Air.
Russians used this sexy Bernie ad to influence the election

Russians used this sexy Bernie ad to influence the election

We know that Russian operatives purchased ads on social media to promote divisive social issues. We know that the ads attempted to stoke passions on the left and the right. And we know that some were
Brandeis Cancels Play That Allegedly Criticizes Black Lives Matter

Brandeis Cancels Play That Allegedly Criticizes Black Lives Matter

Brandeis University has canceled a play after students and alumni claimed that the production sought to "vilify" members of Black Lives Matter.
Miss. High School Basketball Player Says He Was Suspended for Not Placing Hand Over Heart During National Anthem

Miss. High School Basketball Player Says He Was Suspended for Not Placing Hand Over Heart During National Anthem

A Mississippi high school basketball player says he was suspended from school for not placing his hand over his heart while the national anthem played at a school event last week.Read more...
We Get It. It’s Harvey Weinstein’s News Cycle. But What About Our Black Girls?

We Get It. It’s Harvey Weinstein’s News Cycle. But What About Our Black Girls?

I stopped watching broadcast news five years ago, after a sex crime was reported in close proximity to where I live. The local news was beginning to feel like trauma porn and was much too close to
A Tale of 2 Mich. Water Crises

A Tale of 2 Mich. Water Crises

On Oct. 23, 12 Oakland County, Mich., communities spent roughly nine days without water after a major water main break. Almost 305,000 people were affected by the break. Read more...