State Sanctioned Murder: The Opinion of a Good Man

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Shawn Henfling explores the archaic and barbaric practice of capital punishment in the United States.

Beyond the Miles: Unforeseen Costs of the Daily Commute

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Brittni Brown examines the physical, mental and economic impact of driving to work.

America & Race–The Ultimate Rorschach Test

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What do you think of race relations in America? Please share your thoughts–especially for global readers.

10 Things All White Folks Need to Consider about the #BaltimoreUprising

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As a White person, Jaime Utt is so frustrated in how so many of us are blaming people of Color for their own oppression and condemning them for expressions of grief and rage that make us uncomfortable and afraid. If you find yourself doing that, read this.

Banding Together: The Voice of Youth in Baltimore

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A young group of former gang members shed light on a different side of the Baltimore riots.

War and Circumstance: The Brutalization of My Brothers

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Austin Harrington reflects on the unprovoked, violent attacks on fellow African Americans by police.

You Were Raped? Prove It.

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Let’s understand — and help other people understand — that this is our problem, everyone’s problem, not just the problem of a few.

You Don’t Want to Bully This 4-Year-Old Girl

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When a boy at school called this little girl ugly, she responded with the most amazing comeback.

How President Obama Spoke To All of Us on the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

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President Barack Obama spoke in Selma, AL on the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. His words were about, and for, all us.

Seeing Privilege as Myth: How Men Can Be Better Allies For Women

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A man’s harassment of a female bartender inspired Sincere Kirabo to learn from women how men can help.

A Call to Dispense With Our Culture of Fear

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Matthew Rozsa offers three suggestions to protect both the police and the communities that fear them and calls for both groups to demand that politicians enact them.

Why Grand Juries Don’t Indict Cops When They Kill

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Sometimes it takes a visual to explain truths the mind can’t accept.

Pray for Newtown: Trying to See the Light

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Michael Kasdan reflects on the Sandy Hook school shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut two years ago.

The Pursuit of Hope: Rediscovering Humanity for All

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Ernest Roberts believes that with a little faith, we can blur the lines between black and white.

Equality Before the Law—2014

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Matthew Rozsa explains the difference between the perception of equality and the reality of discrimination.

The Silent War of Mental Illness, Disability and Ferguson

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Erin Kelly examines the impact of wrongful death due to mental illness and disability in the midst of the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri.