Have you ever pressed the pedestrian button at a crosswalk and wondered if it really worked? Or bashed the “close door” button in an elevator, while suspecting that it may, in fact, have no effect whatsoever?
Source: CNN, Why the world is full of buttons that don’t work
Since the CNN Freedom Project began in 2011, we have reported hundreds of stories about all forms of modern-day slavery.
Source: CNN, Teaching children about human trafficking
Writer Barrett Holmes Pitner explains why he thinks American racism is unique.
Source: BBC US & Canada, Viewpoint: Why racism in US is worse than in Europe
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Source: CBS, Jamie Yuccas
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Source: CBS, Elaine Quijano
Hundreds of kids from the Harlem Boys and Girls Club got a chance to see “Black Panther” before its widespread release.
Source: CNN, Kids see themselves in Boseman’s ‘Black Panther’
Black people have been striving to remind the world for years that Africa is a continent, not a country.
Source: CNN, More than a movie, ‘Black Panther’ is a movement
What happened when officers and civilians watched a video of a man dying at the hands of the police?
Source: BBC US & Canada, Eric Garner death inspires an unlikely police experiment
Two friends are convicted of a brutal gang rape they say they didn’t commit and DNA backs them up — more than 20 years later, a law professor, her students and new technology change their fates forever
Source: CBS, How can two men be convicted of a crime when DNA evidence excluded them?
California State Prison, Corcoran, called the sister of Manson Family victim Sharon Tate on Sunday to inform her of Manson’s passing.
Source: CBS, Charles Manson, leader of murderous cult, dead at 83
The BBC’s Aleem Maqbool examines ways the US can move beyond it’s racist history.
Source: BBC US & Canada, How America moves beyond its racist past
Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” while discussing the Trump administration’s position on North Korea, The Atlantic Editor in Chief Jeffrey Goldberg said he was “not confident yet” that the administration could handle a crisis. Goldberg said, “I come back to
Source: Breitbart, Atlantic’s Goldberg: I’m ‘Not Confident’ Trump Can Handle ‘Matters of Life and Death’
A poet of cinema, the writer-director has created such distinctive films as “Badlands,” “Days of Heaven,” “The Thin Red Line” and “The Tree of Life”
Source: CBS, The films of Terrence Malick
CNN Hero Sherri Franklin created Muttville to rescue older dogs and help them get adopted by senior citizens. Vote for the 2016 CNN Hero of the Year at CNNHeroes.com.
Source: CNN, She gives old dogs a new lease on life
See photos from World War II, a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945.
Source: CNN, World War II in pictures
It’s that time of the year– a time to celebrate the indelible mark left by the Spanish empire on our cultural identities and the inextricable link between Spain, America, and Christianity: Columbus Day.
Source: Breitbart, Happy Columbus Day! How Spain Made the World a Smaller Place and Championed Human Rights in the Process
I’ve got a reverse phone lookup site that gives good results with both landline and cell phone numbers.
Source: CBS, Reverse cell phone lookup service is free and simple