Are Drones More than Killing and Surveillance Machines?

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How do we benefit from drones without giving up our privacy, civil rights and humanity in the process?

1996: Guyhood … the Early Years (Part 1)

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While you chewed your Betty Rubble vitamin, what else happened in 1996?

Pimp My Daughter…For The Super Bowl

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“We came up here to work and make money with a pimp,” said the mother who brought her 15-year-old daughter from Florida to NYC.

“Using the word “freedom” is always much less controversial in America that using the word “equality.”

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Three Martin Luther King Quotes You Probably Won’t Hear Today

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The truths he spoke as a living man don’t necessarily match the narrative that’s been fitted onto him as a dead icon.

Dressing Like a Clown Doesn’t Make You a Gangster

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The FBI says you’re looking at gang members. I say that’s insane clown talk.

Grooming – How Sexual Predators Get Into Our Lives

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David Pittman shares methods to keep our children safer by helping identify sexual predators.

Supreme Court Rules DNA Can Be Taken From Arrestees Without a Warrant

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On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled it was legal for a DNA swab to be taken from anyone arrested for a serious crime.

HuffPost Live: Decapitating Extremism (VIDEO)

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Mike Sacks discusses the attack in Woolwich, London, and extremism with a panel of experts on Islam and the Quran.

My Dinner with Fellow Bomb Victim Survivors

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Lisa Hickey, at a dinner for victims injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, realized once again the importance of the stories we tell.

Mississippi Supreme Court Denies Death Row Inmate DNA Testing of Evidence

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According to Andrew Cohen of the Atlantic, “the specters of racial bias, a faulty confession and untested scientific evidence have haunted this case.”

Signs That Your Workplace Has Been Invaded By Aliens

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You Can’t Take the Sky From Me

FBI Opens Over 100 Civil Rights Era Cold Cases

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Many had high hopes, but after nearly 8 years there are still very few answers.

Judge Rules Secret “National Security Letters” Issued By FBI Unconstitutional

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In 2011 alone there were 16,511 national security letter requests for information regarding 7,201 people made by the FBI which they used to collect unlimited kinds of “sensitive” and confidential information.

Dead Men Don’t Count in War

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When the war dead are counted, ‘women and children’ are singled out for our pity. Why do we accept the deaths of men in war?

BREAKING NEWS: Hostage Standoff in Alabama is Over

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Authorities report Jimmy Lee Dykes is dead and the child-hostage is safe.