A young man suffering from mental illness is screaming incoherently at a fast-food restaurant and someone calls 911. When the police arrive, the man has not harmed anyone, is not armed, and is standing up talking to himself.
The framework agreement that the U.S. and its international partners reached with Iran that blocks Tehran's pathways to building a nuclear bomb is only a few weeks old, yet the usual suspects have already denounced it as a "bad deal."
In our new film series, some of the smartest thinkers of our time warn that the runaway national security state, and the endless war and surveillance that underpins it, is creating a more perilous world.
Without the video from the cases of Freddie Gray, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, andWalter Scott, these cases and many others would have gone uninvestigated and unnoticed; with many holding staunchly to the belief that whatever is written in a police report is fact.
Mar 12 · By Jabari Paul, North Florida Regional Director/Political Director – Faith in Florida ·
In the 2012 Presidential elections, a group of over 1.4 million Floridians did not show up at the polls. It had nothing to do with voter apathy or with literacy. In fact, many of those people wanted to take part in the vote. They had IDs, were documented Floridians and had strong opinions.