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Try to Imagine Spending 1 Hour in Solitary Confinement. Albert Woodfox Spent 43 Years

25/06/2015

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Inside Looking Out, Prison, Photo by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:15 p.m. 25 June 2015 LOUISIANA, United States – What comes to mind when people think about solitary confinement? Society depicts prisoners in locked cells with little or no contact with the outside world. This is the reality of thousands of prisoners throughout the penal system […]

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Wassup Rachel Dolezal?

18/06/2015

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Rachel Dolezal, March 2, 2015, Photo by Cerrahi News

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 23:24 p.m. EST, 18 June 2015 Wassup Rachel, Do you like your chicken fried, baked, or smothered in gravy? Does your family eat chitlins, oxtails, pig feet, and fried catfish? Do you put Ham Hocks in your Collard greens? Do you go to church on Sunday mornings? […]

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Live Like You Were Dying | Tim McGraw

18/06/2015

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Cairo, Egypt Terminally Ill Patient, Photo by JoAnn Pollonais

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 09:53 a.m. EDT, 18 June 2015 Tim McGraw‘s song ‘Live Like You Were Dying,’ serves as yet another reminder that each of us is allotted a certain amount of time here on earth. None of us knows the date or hour that we will be called home, which is why […]

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Beloved Actor Robin Williams, 63, Kills Himself

12/08/2014

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Robin Williams, 1951 - 2014, Photo by Jay Paul

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:40 p.m. DST, 12 August 2014 TIBURON, California — Robin Williams, stand-up comedian and star of movies such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Good Will Hunting was declared dead at his residence on August 11 at 12:02 pm. Fans were shocked to learn that the man who caused so […]

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Omani Woman Nora Al-Daher, Gambled and Lost £2m in One Night, then Refuses to Pay Casino

04/07/2014

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Casino III, Gambling Chips, Photo by Mike Jack

UNITED KINGDOM, London – There is such a thing as gambling addiction, problem gambling, or ludomania which is the urge to continuously gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. Pathological gambling is considered by the American Psychiatric Association to be an impulse control disorder rather than an addiction. However, for the DSM […]

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