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Civil Rights in America, a New but Old Debate. Meet My Grandfather, Julius W. Robertson, Atty.

05/07/2015

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Supreme Court of the United States, Photo by Brandon Kopp

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:46 PM EDT, 05 July 2015 WASHINGTON, DC – Among Attorney Julius W. Robertson many talents as an author, civil rights activist and lawyer, he was also the lead attorney on the case of Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, and he is my maternal grandfather. I believe that his […]

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“Well, Who Burns Churches in God’s Name??!!” South Carolina Black Churches Under Fire

02/07/2015

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New Orleans LA: A four alarm fire burns down the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in the Lower Garden District of New Orleans on January 7, 2011 at between 9 and 10 p.m.

Chrycka Harper, Poet & Literary Critic Last Modified: 23:57 p.m. EST, 2 July 2015 SOUTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES Ragged pieces of the Confederate Flag Dipped in blood still smoulders upon The basement floor of Mount Zion AME Church. A White man in ‘Blackface‘ Adorned in the KKK’s uniform Waves his right hand in the air, […]

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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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The Dirty Little Secret of Abuse of Old People

20/06/2015

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Grandma Got Screwed, Photo by Ashley Hill

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 20:04 p.m. 19 June 2015 On Monday, June 15, nations around the world commemorated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEEAD). Elder Abuse continues to be a significant issue in many societies as reports of mistreatment against older people is increasing. The thought of harming an older person suggests severe […]

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Flags Half-Staff for Charleston South Carolina Church Massacre, All Except the Confederate

19/06/2015

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KKK Robe, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, Photo by Dan Gaken

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Updated: 11:48 a.m. EDT, 22 June 2015 CHARLESTON, South Carolina – On 10 July 2015 during a historic ceremony, the Confederate flag which had flown full mast at the the South Carolina Statehouse for 50 years despite numerous efforts to have it removed. It was a symbol of defiance from a sect […]

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