09/13/2013

USDA Public Comment Period on Rules for SNAP Retail Establishments Ends Next Month

09/09/2013

California’s mass prison hunger strike ended on Sept. 5, Day 60 of the strike after two state legislators issued statements of public support for reform of conditions that have had hundreds locked in solitary confinement for more than a decade.

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By John Nichols

 

The nation’s oldest and largest civil rights group responded to the acquittal of George Zimmerman with shock, anguish and a call to action.

By Herb Boyd

Special to the AmNews

 

     Like many Americans my sleep was troubled last night, troubled by the ghosts of past injustices, a feeling given fresh currency by a late-hour not guilty verdict from Sanford, Florida that freed George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

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