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Kids Separated from Parents at Border Traumatized: Report

Children who have been separated from their parents at the border are showing signs of severe trauma,clinicians told investigators with a government watchdog. Some kids think their parents have been murdered, others believe their parents abandoned them at the border. They also complain about symptoms of sickness even though medically…

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Study Finds Republican-Appointed Judges More Likely to Give Black Defendants Longer Sentences Than Democrat-Appointed Judges

A 2018 study by the American Economic Journal discovered Republican-appointed judges impose longer sentences on Black defendants than their Democrat-appointed counterparts. The paper, “Judicial Politics and Sentencing Decisions” by Alma Cohen and Crystal S. Yang compiled data on over 500,000 federal defendants linked to a sentencing judge. The study is…

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Historically Black Hampton University Offers Free Semester to University of the Bahamas Students Affected by Hurricane Dorian

Virginia’s Hampton University, a historically Black college, is offering University of the Bahamas students displaced by Hurricane Dorian a free education for the rest of the fall semester. The University of the Bahamas is the country’s main public university. Dorian, a Category 5 storm, was the most severe hurricane to…

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Conversion Therapy Center Founder McKrae Game Comes Out as Gay

McKrae Game founded Hope for Wholeness Network, a so-called faith-based conversion therapy programthat has been trying to turn gay people straight for decades. Now, Game has rejected 20 years of working in conversion therapy (which is rejected by reputable scientists and doctors) and has come out as gay himself. “It’s…