Tag Archives: social unrest

The Trayvon Martin Case: Thoughts about Law Enforcement, Civil Rights, and Justice.

I received an interesting response to my tweet regarding the Zimmerman verdict. It reminded me how easily social media posts are misread. The original conversation is on my twitter feed, but this is basically how it went: Me: I’m sad – This decision will further divide America. Guys like Zimmerman will continue to inflict power …

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Where is the voice of reason?

In my opinion, Paula Dean is pretty darned ignorant. I never cared for her style, but millions of Americans love her down home Southern cooking. I suspect that most people don’t really watch her show for the cooking; rather, they enjoy her simple nature, her Southern charm and her sense of hospitality – ideals which …

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1 in 3 women globally has been abused by partners, study finds

1 in 3 women globally has been abused by partners, study finds How can we expect to achieve world peace, when we cannot be safe in our own homes, with our those who are closest to us? There is only one solution: RESPECT other people; and I mean ALL other people, whether they are like …

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Social unrest: a point of view

The emotions of fear and frustration on a chronic basis are eventually followed by feelings of discouragement and anger. People who lack appropriate social supports, coping mechanisms, and protective factors are unable to function very well in a society. ~ Aleshia Clarke

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Teens turn lens on ’shocking’ poverty

These kids did an outstanding job describing the issue of poverty in Detroit and the U.S. Teens turn lens on ’shocking’ poverty.

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