Barack Obama is the historic worst of all 44 U.S. presidents when it comes to exercising the executive powers of clemency, which includes pardons and commutation of sentences for prisoners.
The promised structural reforms to modify the political system inherited from Chile’s 1973-1990 dictatorship and reduce the severe social inequalities in the country propelled Michelle Bachelet to a resounding triumph in the Sunday Dec. 15 runoff election.
(TriceEdneyWire.com) – African-Americans have been pummeled by the recent financial crisis, including facing the most adverse consequences of credit card debt, and higher interest rates, according to a recently released study by the NAACP and Demos, a U.S.-based research and policy center.
by Judith Browne Dianis
Every child should be able to dream big, yet we’re facing a discipline crisis in schools across the United States.
As financial resources dry up and affordable educational loans become more scarce, the SCHOLARgifts crowdfunding platform provides the answer to funding your learning needs as it positions you to benefit from the market shift toward collective fundraising in a unique way.
NEW YORK, CMC – Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller Wednesday led the praises for singer Tessanne Chin, who won the NBC’s The Voice season five competition on Tuesday night, landing herself a record deal with Universal Music and a first prize of US$100,000.
Washington’s National Press Club hosted a five-person panel last Wednesday to discuss the Brennan Center’s new policy proposal, Reforming Funding to Reduce Mass Incarceration.