British tabloids are reporting the hit 20th century aristocratic drama Downton Abbey will be coming to an end later this year after its sixth season. People reports: The Daily Mirror says writer Julian Fellowes is turning his back on Downton...
Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under house arrest. Sadly, the incarceration of women like Alexander is an epidemic. ColorOfChange and UltraViolet have collaborated on this disturbing infographic showing […]
Marissa Alexander, Florida resident, faced up to 60 years behind bars for firing one shot into the air to ward off her abusive husband. She was initially given 20 years in her first trial but after an appeal, prosecutor Angela Corey (who also prosecuted George Zimmerman) was now going for triple that amount. In November, in exchange Keep Reading ?
In December, I was jailed for five days simply because I couldn't afford to pay $838 in traffic fines and fees to DeKalb County and a private probation company called Judicial Correction Services, Inc. It sounds unbelievable, but that's...Show More Summary
Every year the media ignore the thousands who gather on the National Mall to celebrate life – in 2015, an estimated 200,000 gathered and ABC and NBC refused to acknowledge the March for Life. While conservative and religious organizations covered the annual event, one story that is often untold is the personal. This year, MRC Culture’s Katie Yoder spoke with […]
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Black or White is a film that tackles the subject of biracial identity through the lens of a hard-drinking, tortured white lawyer and a spirited, self-made black entrepreneur, played by Academy Award winners Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. Show More Summary
I didn't want to let Human Trafficking Awareness Month go by without spending some time talking about the issue. Not simply as a "problem" - any reasonable person would agree that human trafficking, particularly commercial sexual exploitation...Show More Summary
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Carmelo Anthony Jaws With Heckling Fan Get back on D, Melo! Via Complex Carmelo Anthony has a hard time ignoring hecklers. Last year, he reportedly yelled, “Go fk yourself,” at a 76ers fan who heckled him during a game at
Last night, as the temperature dropped to a chilling 25 degrees, I joined hundreds of volunteers canvassing the streets of Washington for D.C.'s annual "Point-in-Time" homeless count. This census of homeless individuals measures howShow More Summary
Felix Siauw, an Indonesian Islamic cleric with over 1.1 million Twitter followers, took to the social media site in order to declare that women who take selfies are ?shameless? and ?unpure.? The 30-year-old Siauw describes himself on Twitter as a
Tout le Beltway is all a'quiver this morning over a report that Hillary Clinton may delay the announcement of her candidacy until July because there's no point in announcing a candidacy that a) everybody assumes started in 1996, and b) has no apparen...
Billionaire Sumner Redstone, in declining health, did not participate in Viacom Inc.'s earnings call with Wall Street analysts on Thursday.
Now THAT is so nasty & so rude.. Brittish Williams Says She Brought The Trademark For Mint Swim Brittish Williams is confirming what’s been speculated for months now; that she made a shady business move to hurt her fellow “Basketbal...
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Economists preach the gospel of “creative destruction,” whereby new industries -- and jobs -- replace the old ones. But in this era of technological wonder, has creative destruction become too destructive? That's the question we askShow More Summary