There are multiple drivers for crime, just look at Wall Street and Washington D.C., but a significant proportion of crime has roots in poverty.
More than 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 25 and 60 will be poor for at least a year. Over the same period, more than half will be poor or nearly poor, with income at 150 percent of the poverty line, or about $27,000 annually for a family of three.
Broader lessons from Ferguson are of violence, poverty and justice. We must think harder, and ask bigger questions.
The latest scandal to rock Hollywood hit the internet a couple of days ago.
Right now, though, there are pictures coming out of Ferguson that are virtually indistinguishable from the civil rights movement.
About a dozen organizers for or against the Fayetteville civil rights ordinance are already lining up outside city hall for the 5:30 p.m. City Council meeting. They held up signs saying “No to 119.” “We want to see the ordinance not pass,” said Megan Foresyth. “We don’t want the government to interfere with our first…
The Free Weekly contacted Kit Williams, Fayetteville city attorney, for some legal clarification of the ordinance, and what it would enact, to clear up any potential misconceptions.
The Fayetteville City Council met last Tuesday to discuss a bill that would bring about true enforcement of civil rights in Fayetteville.
The Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Project One America released key findings from a recent survey providing information about the challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Arkansans, Monday July 28.
A relatively new group engaging in non-state political violence, ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, recently called for the creation of an Islamic state in Iraq and Syria and a continuation and strengthening of jihad during Ramadan.