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COVIDead City is now the 18th largest city in the US, larger than Seattle by a good bit and smaller than San Francisco by a good bit, too (there's a 130,000 person population difference between the two cities). It's remarkable how our perception of the…
More than a black eye: domestic violence does not only include physical violence. Domestic violence is defined as a pattern of abusive or coercive behavior used to gain and maintain power and control over another person. This includes: emotional abuse,…
PREFACE:  The views expressed in this post are the antithesis to the basic premise of this website and the convictions of the staff.  However, we have stated our intentions to welcome opposing opinions so long as they are presented in accordance with…
1967 – Jayne Mansfield is killed when her car runs under the rear end of a tractor trailer.  Since then, all trailers have a DOT bar at the rear to keep cars from going under them. 1982 – Seven people die when Tylenol packaging is tampered with.  Since…
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NEW YORK -  A new study into the representation of women in media says news organizations should do more to include female perspectives.    The first step to achieving that equity is for journalists to acknowledge that imbalance exists in newsrooms and…
A shield. A ghoul. A great decision. A survivor. A misad­venture. A clear structure. A checkered career. Doctrinal chaos. A grand unified theory. Crucial. Alive and kicking. On life support. All have been used to describe the Lemon Test, the…
This is how the sports world failed when three Black women needed help. Sha’Carri Richardson, Brianna McNeal and Naomi Osaka were barred from competition or fined after choosing how to handle their health. Experts say the system isn’t built for them.…
During PRIDE month, I’ve taken several opportunities to post on my social media about God’s love for the LBGTQIA+ community. I’ve spoken about his unconditional love for us all and the need for affirming churches where gay Christians can freely worship.…
As 2020’s elections continue, there may be millions who mistrust American democracy. BY STEVEN ROSENFELD | DECEMBER 29, 2020 This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Angela Clark-Smith, a lawyer, started…
I must admit the first time an appeal to sign a petition for the second impeachment of Trump arrived in my email, I decided not to bother. My thinking was (a) he had lost the election; (b) there was only a short time before he would be gone; and (c)…
I began this article after doing my civic duty and voting early! This year’s election campaign has been unusually contentious in a divided country, but I have been uplifted by the unprecedented early voting numbers -- over 70 million votes so far;…