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Woodland Hills Youth Development Center: The dark secret of juvenile detention centers is sexual abuse perpetrated by female staffers.

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Tennessee juvenile detention center late Monday night, taking advantage of an overnight shift change to leave the …

Three Cops Tackle a 100 lb High School Girl for Using Cell Phone. Students React with Protest

High School students are staging protests and using the hashtag #FreeSamHouston, after witnessing brutality in their own high school, and posting it …

The Backbone Of Ferguson: Women Share Their Perspective On Being Part Of Mike Brown Protests & Larger Justice Movement

1. Rest In Peace: Funeral Held For Michael Brown<p>Source:Getty 1 of 21<p>2. Rest In Peace: Funeral Held For Michael Brown<p>Source:Getty 2 of 21<p>3. Rest In …

New disturbance at Tennessee detention center spotlights how teens are treated

Three days ago, 32 teens broke out of a Tennessee juvenile detention center. There was another disturbance Thursday. Juvenile-justice reform …

“I am not afraid to die”: Why America will never be the same post-Ferguson

Michael Brown’s death created a new reality. Here’s what happens when a generation has nothing to lose (UPDATED)<p>Last Thursday, I boarded a bus with about 40 people for an 18-hour bus ride to Ferguson, Missouri, as part of what we termed the Black Lives Matter Rides. Twenty hours later, we joined …

Elite Attackers of Public Schools Don't Admit the Impact of Economic Inequality, Racism on Education

(Image: Nick Thompson)Wayne Au, editor of <i>Rethinking Schools</i> and co-editor of <i>Pencils Down: Rethinking High-Stakes Testing and Accountability in Public</i> …

All About the Ferguson Syllabus

In the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO in August 2014, a new hashtag began trending on …

Things To Stop Being Distracted By When A Black Person Gets Murdered By Police

Mike Brown<p><i>by Mia McKenzie</i><p>The killing of an unarmed Black teenager named Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO, which has resulted in protests in that town and …

Obama Pushes for Paid Parental Leave, Workplace Flexibility

President Obama shared his own family’s experiences and drew on those of others as part of a resounding call for parental leave, workplace flexibility, and overall improvement in U.S. workplace policies in his remarks at Monday’s White House Summit on Working Families.<p>Obama opened by describing a …

The Rise of the Hands-On Dad

If you’re a dad who works, this is a good time to celebrate. Not only because it’s Fathers’ Day, but because caring about fathers and their needs is no longer a touchy-feely, Phil Donahue kind of thing. Businesses, researchers, the media, and all manner of celebrities have been throwing the …

Your Chipotle Burrito, Brought to You by Australia

Amer­ic­an taste for a high-end, healthy beef is get­ting some Aus­trali­an fla­vor.<p>De­mand for grass-fed beef, de­rived from cows that roam and …

Pocket version of Constitution a best-seller after speech

July 31, 2016<p>The 52-page pamphlet sells for $1 and rockets to the top of Amazon’s chart after an appearance in a speech by a Muslim-American …