Why the US needs better crime reporting statistics

Cities like Chicago and St. Louis most certainly have issues with crime. But how the U.S. measures “dangerous” must be made clearer. It does a disservice to our police and our communities by allowing this misrepresentation of the facts.

These images of women around Kavanaugh evoke a familiar alibi

Whatever the outcome of the hearings and evaluation of the various testimonies, we need to resist the impulse to believe that people cannot live compartmentalized lives, across time and space. This is a hard lesson. Because if we trust and believe in someone who can do horrible things, it often makes us question ourselves.
Luther Tyrus

The black man who survived education

We don’t need any more educators telling young black boys who haven’t even been given a chance that they don’t have what it takes to succeed.
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