Saturday , August 8 2020

News and Events

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Maps for a War Tourist’

The true story of 'the girl with the red foulard,' killed fighting with the PKK against the so-called Islamic State just as this production prepared to mount, takes its place in the connected and seemingly neverending sagas of the war on terror and the struggle for self-determination in the face of what may seem destiny.

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Hate Crime Committed Against LeBron James – A Teachable Moment for Us All

Instead of ignoring the matter as it often has been ignored because it makes people uncomfortable, we must address the issue of race in America and maybe experience a good deal of discomfort along the way until significant progress is achieved.

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A Day of ‘Hamilton’ with Students and Teachers at the Hamilton Education Program in New York City

'Hamilton'-inspired poems and songs by NYC high school students preparing to see the Broadway musical reminded us that we must continue to fight for freedom.

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Inmates at Ohio Prison Secretly Built Computers, Used Them for Crimes

Investigators eventually found the jerry-rigged computers, which inmates had used to commit identity and credit card theft, hidden on pieces of plywood stashed above the ceiling tiles of a conveniently located storage closet.

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Supreme Court Rejects Intellectual Disability Test Methods in Texas Death Penalty Cases

In a 5-3 decision March 28,2017, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the methods that Texas has been using to gauge whether a defendant’s intellectual ability should spare them the death penalty.

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