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A rape victim was just awarded $1 billion. Jurors told her: ‘You’re worth something.’

For years, Hope Cheston thought her rape case had been “swept under the rug.”. In 2012, Cheston was sexually assaulted by an armed security guard at an apartment complex near Atlanta while she was visiting a friend, according to court records. She was 14. The guard, Brandon Lamar Zachary, was 22. Brandon Lamar Zachary (Clayton County Sheriff’s Office). He was convicted of rape and sentenced to 20 years in prison — but, Cheston said, the ... Full story

The group least likely to think the U.S. has a responsibility to accept refugees? Evangelicals. Post

May 24 at 1:26 PM Email the author. A Syrian girl sits on a water container April 18 at a camp for displaced Syrians from the former rebel bastion of Douma, in al-Bil, east of the rebel-held town of Azaz, in northern Syria. (Zein al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images). In February 2017, as debate raged nationally over President Trump’s decision to curtail immigration to the United States, the conservative Christian Broadcasting Network dipped into the ... Full story

Grant Clemency to Alice Marie Johnson Serving a Life Sentence · Change.org

My mother, Alice Marie Johnson is a 62-year-old grandmother serving life without parole for a first time nonviolent drug offense. She has been in prison 21 years and will die there unless President Trump grants her clemency. My family’s life changed forever when my she was sentenced to life in federal prison. She was one of thousands of first time, nonviolent offenders who were given long mandatory prison terms. She had lost her job and was ... Full story

It’s time to cancel the NFL and its plantation-style politics

May 24 at 2:05 PM Email the author. If you want a modern example of nakedly racist authoritarianism in America, look no further than the National Football League. The NFL announced Wednesda y that “all team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem” and that a “club will be fined if its personnel are on the field and do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.” If a player wants to ... Full story

There would be no NFL without black players. They can resist the anthem policy.

Shaun R. Harper is a professor and executive director of the Race and Equity Center at the University of Southern California. His 12 books include "Scandals in College Sports.". The NFL and its 32 team owners have introduced a policy requiring players to stand for the national anthem . Those refusing to do so have two options: Stay in the locker room until “The Star-Spangled Banner” ends or risk being fined for noncompliance. This is an obvious ... Full story

Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

Image Credit Getty Images. “We’re all our own worst critics.” Ever heard that one before? Yes, it’s an obnoxious cliché, but it’s not just self-help fluff. Evolutionary psychologists have studied our natural “ negativity bias ,” which is that instinct in us all that makes negative experiences seem more significant than they really are. In other words: We’ve evolved to give more weight to our flaws, mistakes and shortcomings than our successes. ... Full story

Moses Farrow Defends Woody Allen Against Sexual Abuse Claim

Moses Farrow, the adopted son of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, posted a 4,600-word essay on Wednesday defending his father against sexual molestation allegations and claiming his mother was abusive. In the blog post, titled “A Son Speaks Out,” Mr. Farrow, 40, described what he called “a deep and persistent darkness within the Farrow family.”. He recalled, too, his version of the events on Aug. 4, 1992, when his sister, Dylan Farrow, then 7, ... Full story

DEA acknowledges it raided wrong family's house in Tennessee

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) — The Drug Enforcement Administration has acknowledged to a Tennessee family that agents raided their house by mistake. News outlets report DEA agents and the Bradley County Sheriff's Office served a federal search warrant at the wrong home Tuesday in a raid that's now under review by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Bureau spokesman Josh DeVine said the investigation is ongoing but it appears "deputies appear to ... Full story

Trump had to cancel the North Korea summit - sight of who we're dealing with

President Trump did the right thing Thursday when he canceled his planned June 12 summit in Singapore with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and pledged to continue a “maximum pressure campaign” against the nuclear-armed communist dictatorship. Kim really gave President Trump no choice, after North Korean propaganda outlets once again made veiled references to a potential nuclear clash with the U.S. After that, President Trump would have looked ... Full story

North Korea is Committed to its Nuclear Forces – Federation Of American Scientists

“Pyongyang portrays nuclear weapons as its most effective way to deter the threat from the United States,” the Department of Defense says in a newly disclosed report to Congress on North Korean security policy. “North Korea’s primary strategic goal is perpetual Kim family rule via the simultaneous development of its economy and nuclear weapons program — a two-pronged policy known as byungjin .” See Military and Security Developments Involving ... Full story

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