Conservatives and the Obama administration are joined in saying the systems that have put 2.2 million Americans behind bars badly need reforming, but until that happens, those same systems are still at work -- with lives on the line.
Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians, busy with their grain storage pyramids, couldn’t have known the freedom that would someday visit this earth. The freedom to speak. The freedom to believe. The freedom to blow your goddamn hands off with high-power explosives launched into the night for hours and hours.
This is a series about the African continent, because what happens in Niger or Nigeria has implications on all of us, whether they're good, bad, or Brexit. This is just a slice of what's out there, so keep reading and keep learning. This is “Africa Specific.”
At this moment, Georgia Representative John Lewis is leading a sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives, fighting for a vote on gun control legislation.
The following are reasons why you should not fuck with Georgia Representative John Lewis.
On Thursday night, the Sex Workers Project celebrated its 15th anniversary at a club in West Manhattan, complete with burlesque dancers and an auction. And the group -- the only organization in the United States dedicated to serving both sex workers and victims of human trafficking -- had a lot to celebrate.