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.
Americans are generous when it comes to charity - about $335 billion was donated last year - and around the holidays is when many charities receive their biggest bumps. But when you donate to your local food bank or shelter, do you ever stop to think about the system that creates the needs for such charities? Or that there are companies making money off keeping people poor, hungry and desperate?