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Booker Builds Bridges with Republicans

Cory Booker (D –NJ) talked with journalists at HuffPost Live on February 24, 2015 about his leadership in legal, voting, employment and corporate issues, insurance fraud and surprisingly, his extensive leadership among Washington Republicans. 488 more words

Politics

The Student Heroes Of Newark

Sometimes, in the midst of powerful interests steamrolling communities, we are reminded that silence is a choice.  One example was last November in the small city of Richmond, California where oil and gas giant… 845 more words

Activism

This is what I call 'public service'

Nir Barkat should become the face of public servants everywhere.

Who is this man? He is the mayor of Jerusalem who, along with his bodyguard, wrestled a knife-wielding attacker to the ground and held him there until police arrived. 141 more words

International News

Guess Who’s Working Together To Address A Key Factor In Mass Incarceration?

In what could be a boon for communities of color, Democratic and Republican Senators from New Jersey to Illinois to Utah are working to overhaul prison sentence guidelines in an effort to give judges more control to mete out punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. 661 more words

National

Guess Who’s Working Together To Address A Key Factor In Mass Incarceration?

In what could be a boon for communities of color, Democratic and Republican Senators from New Jersey to Illinois to Utah are working to overhaul prison sentence guidelines in an effort to give judges more control to mete out punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. 661 more words

National

GOP And Dems Push For Prison Sentence Reform In Potential Win For Communities of Color

In what could be a boon for communities of color, Democratic and Republican Senators from New Jersey to Illinois to Utah are working to overhaul prison sentence guidelines in an effort to give judges more control to mete out punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. 661 more words

National

Guess Who’s Working Together To Address A Key Factor In Mass Incarceration?

In what could be a boon for communities of color, Democratic and Republican Senators from New Jersey to Illinois to Utah are working to overhaul prison sentence guidelines in an effort to give judges more control to mete out punishments for nonviolent drug offenders. 661 more words

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