Evan Riddick

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Butternut Squash Fritters With Cilantro Yogurt

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a small bowl, combine the flour, cumin, turmeric, ginger, ½ teaspoon salt, and several grinds pepper.<p>Step 2<p>In a large bowl, …

Harassment in schools skyrockets after election, teachers report

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the days following Donald Trump's presidential victory, students in Kansas chanted, "Trump won, you're going back to Mexico," to students from other countries, according to a high school teacher in a suburban community within the state.<p>In Oregon, a high school teacher photographed …

Education

Ex-Employer Of Michaels Ranter Speaks Out After Racist Video Backlash

CHICAGO — The former employer of a woman caught on video ranting at Lakeview Michaels employees last week wants angry viewers of the video to know: …

Walmart Is Giving First-Time Shoplifters a Powerful Opportunity: A Second Chance

Shoplifting may seem harmless enough, but it can stick with the offender for the rest of their life.<p>According to WLTX, a shoplifting conviction goes …

LAPD watchdog takes a long look into allegations of racial profiling

The Los Angeles Police Department knows it has a problem.<p>African Americans have significantly less trust in LAPD officers than other residents do. A new survey, commissioned by the department, found that less than half of black residents consider the police honest and trustworthy. Only a third …

African-American News

With Trump in White House, Criminal Justice Reformers Will Look Elsewhere

With a man who campaigned as "the law-and-order candidate" headed for the White House, the movement to reform America's criminal justice system is approaching a crossroads.<p>Will efforts to ease mass incarceration and inequitable policing stall under Donald Trump?<p>His tough-on-crime rhetoric seems to …

Anna Deavere Smith on Race, Education and Criminal Justice

<b>How did coming from a family of educators shape your perspective on education?</b><p>I grew up in Baltimore, a town that was just coming out of segregated …

Seeking justice — and millions — for families of people killed by police

After Walter Scott was fatally shot last year by a South Carolina police officer, Justin Bamberg stood with Scott's family to demand justice. He did as much after an officer in Louisiana shot and killed Alton Sterling this summer.<p>And last month in Charlotte, N.C., Bamberg was alongside the family …

Criminals under 25 should not go to adult prison, MPs say

Young offenders are still developing neurologically up to age of 25 and should be kept out of adult prisons, a group of MPs have warned.<p>In a report, …

3 professors have a radical idea for how to remove bias from the criminal justice system

As recently as the first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton made this point a hallmark of her criminal justice agenda. She claimed that to address this disparity and implicit bias, she has earmarked money in her initial budget for "retraining" police.<p>But is training enough to eliminate racial …

Hillary Clinton