Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.
Gerard Richardson was recently released after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was this a one time mistake or just more proof that our justice system is failing?
Lincoln Anthony Blades explains how even a man who did a horrible thing can be right about the horrors of our prison-industrial system.
Adrian Peterson played on Sunday just hours after his 2-year-old son was murdered. Phil Mushnick thinks it’s because he’s an uncaring criminal. Phil Mushnick should mind his own business.
Right-Wing blogs are claiming that we don’t care when black people kill other black people. I think we care, but we just don’t know what to do about it.
Robert Barsanti gives a eulogy for a local man killed in a hit-and-run accident—a man who, in another life, could have been him.
Are we doing good deeds out of compassion, or a selfish need to prove something to other people with photographs?
Hoodie One had a name, it was Dennis Swerlow. Hoodie Two had one as well, it was Sam Kisinski. Together they had to decide what to do with a botched kidnapping and two hostages.
Carmelo Vallone reflects on losing his first love to homicide and why he can’t talk about the Trayvon Martin verdict.
Radha Stern bravely shares the experience of losing a child, and offers hope and strength in moving forward.
David Zucker gives his opinion on the George Zimmerman trial, and on the larger problem of casual racism in America.
Nothing is permanent, no matter how much prestige is associated with it. As long as we’re alive, there will always be the struggle of “What’s next?” or “Why me?”
N.C. Harrison examines Nancy Grace’s sensationalistic coverage of a recent tragedy.
Barry Adkins’ son died of alcohol poisoning the day he moved out on his own. And Barry wants help others so that something good will come out of that.
Despite all the rhetoric about American weakness when it comes to Crimea, Russia has been paying a steep price for its behavior.
“The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez. (1927-2014)
“Power is as power does.” Patrick A. Howell races against his son on a warm winter day where monarchs reign and kings rule.
How the NYPD handles gunshot victims with outstanding warrants while they recover in the hospital.
Shavon Brown-Robinson thought she had figured out the perfect balance in her life until Autism gave her a new perspective.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
Cort Ruddy just wanted to buy some paper plates, but instead had his first experience with being profiled as a stereotypical “dad”
“All your strength. All your power. Everything you’ve got. Right now.” -Duke, Rocky IV
Age is just a number, but numbers are also an important part of math and you can’t do the math if the numbers don’t add up.
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