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Public Pressure Works; Drone Attacks In Decline

Public protest, critical media coverage and Congressional hearings are contributing to what theNew York Times calls a “sharp decline” in US drone attacks during recent weeks. (New York Times, April 7, 2013) In Pakistan, the attacks have dropped from 117 in 2010, to 64 in 2011, 46 in 2012, and eleven so far this year. In […]

Like Emmett Till’s Mother, Conn. Mother Wants Others To Know Sad Story of Her Child’s Murder; Pleads For Gun Control

Newtown mother, who lost son in shooting, pleads for gun control at White House Francine Wheeler lost her 6-year-old boy Ben during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn. Now she wants the White House to act before more people die to gun violence. Comments (20) BY JONATHAN LEMIRE / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS SATURDAY, […]

Emmett Till, Rodney King, Trayvon Martin — We hardly knew you!

This important article Excerpted from  An American Mourning: A Remembrance of Emmett Till, Rodney King And Trayvon Martin by MAX S. GORDON on AUGUST 28, 2012 in CIVIL RIGHTS,MAX GORDON,NEWS (For those who still wonder why the stories of Emmett Till, Rodney King and Trayvon Martin are so importnt and related, this is a critical read… Susan) “Emmett, your […]