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Clark Atlanta University’s annual campaign against domestic violence is taking place this week in conjunction with National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, this writer attended the “Survivors Stories” program and witnessed real-life testimonies of Chyna McGarity, co-founder of Purple Casket Campaign; Demisha Burns, Ph.D., CAU alumna and residence director; LaDonna L. Roberts,…

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Identity theft is reportedly the fastest-growing crime in the U.S. In short, it’s a fradulent act where someone’s personal data is wrongfully used by a perpetrator for economic gain. The victim’s Social Security number, bank account number, and credit card number could be obtained by a thief and used for his or her benefit. In…

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Now that former Jesse Jackson Jr. has been officially disgraced, removed from office, indicted and convicted of using more than a quarter-million dollars in campaign funds to furbish his luxury home in Washington, plus other personal items, Jackson will most likely be sent to a minimum-security federal “luxury” prison to serve out his time. The…

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A new study recently published by the Las Vegas Review Journal paints a horrible picture of the Las Vegas Police Department in their interaction with minorities, particularly African Americans. The study, which was conducted under the leadership of Phillip Atiba Goff, executive director of research for the UCLA-based Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity, was…

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