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Abraham Lincoln Monument, Cleveland, Ohio

A monument to Lincoln in Cleveland funded by children's pennies and nickels....

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Reflection of Mt. Hood on Trillium Lake

The start of my List of Things to do After the New Year. ...

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Tamir Rice, One Year Later

A year has passed since the 12-year-old was shot and killed by a police officer in Cleveland, Ohio. The case has yet to be resolved....

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On UNESCO World Heritage and Jade Helm 15 – More of the Texas New Normal

More of the crazy that's the new normal in Texas....

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Entrapped: On the Manufactured Case Against the “Fort Dix Five”

A case that set the tone for the FBI's brazen entrapment methods used in the War on Terror....

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A Bookmark For Friday June 26, 2015: Dignity, Grief And Amazing Grace

A day that requires its own bookmark before it gets swept away by the noise and irrelevance that these days too swiftly sweeps most things...

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Jon Stewart on the Racist Terrorist Massacre in Charleston

On the "gaping racial wound that will not heal yet we pretend it doesn’t exist"....

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Kalief Browder, Ex-Teen Prisoner Who Was Held For Almost Three Years Without Charge, Commits Suicide

Accused of stealing a backpack, Browder spent more than 1000 days awaiting a trial which never came, nearly 800 of those in solitary...

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NYT Video: Baltimore post-Freddie Gray – “No one knows the feeling of love here.”

A brief vignette about one man who may have found a new sense of purpose after the death of Freddie Gray....

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On Baltimore and the ‘Other America’

"But in the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard."...

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Key Expert in Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Did His Research on Drugs.com

In latest capital punishment challenge, US high court will decide if Oklahoma's use of the common surgical sedative midazolam violates the...

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Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tension

“It’s very disturbing stuff. Outrageous stuff,” says a spokesman for the NYPD. “We see it. It’s a problem.”...

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Welcome to Ferguson, Where Arrest Warrants Have Been Issued to 70 Percent of its Citizens

  I may be four and a half thousand kilometers away, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been paying attention to the...

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O’Hare’s Indoor Urban Vegetable Garden

If nothing else, the most peaceful and inviting place to kill some time at one of the world’s busiest airports....

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Blasting Off Into The New Year

2015 is going to be huge. That's not a resolution, just a brief statement of fact. ...

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Weekend Demonstrations Begin in Cleveland to Protest Fatal Police Shooting of 12-year-old boy

26 Photos from a demonstration to protest the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice....

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Portland Clown

Do you ever dream of clowns?...

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Memorial for Tamir Rice, 12-year-old slain by police officer in Cleveland

Another growing memorial to an often seen tragedy....

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Cleveland police officers waited four minutes to give first aid to wrongfully shot 12-year-old

I can’t say that my entire stay in Cleveland has been pleasant. Not this week....

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Project: Ice – Review

There’s a lot to like about PROJECT: ICE, a new feature length documentary about the Great Lakes of North America, now making the rounds...

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