Benjamin Cordero

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The Night I Was Ready to Riot

The night I was ready to riot was in the spring of 1979 in Chicago. Chicago's "finest" had been on the move for weeks, having fun attacking the gay community.<p>Gay clubs were harassed regularly, almost one a week. Cops would storm in and close the place, arresting patrons on various trumped-up …

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham jail” remains relevant today

<i>King’s famous 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” published in The Atlantic as “The Negro Is Your Brother,” was written in response to a public statement of concern and caution issued by eight white religious leaders of the South. It stands as one of the classic documents of the civil-rights</i> …

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from drones and door locks to watches …

President Obama made one of history's greatest stock market calls in March 2009

Barack Obama is having a pretty good month. On Thursday, the Supreme Court voted in favor to uphold the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.<p>You could argue that he's having a pretty good presidency overall. On comedian Marc Maron's podcast on Monday, he listed a bunch of things he accomplished while …

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Ben Carson: Political phenomenon

It was 1965 and Ben Carson, an eighth-grade black student in Detroit, was stunned.<p>Unable to control her anger, his teacher lashed out at white students for failing to outperform Carson, who had just been awarded the class's highest academic achievement. In an interview last week, Carson described …