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  • Harold Jackson: Fight for equal justice goes on and on �

    I have told friends that my mistrust of the police comes legitimately. I grew up in Birmingham, Ala., during the 1960s, when the city became infamous for the brutal way that civil rights demonstrators were treated by policemen who used snarling dogs and...
  • Women feel no safer in Delhi, two years after notorious gang rape

    By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On a cold, rainy Sunday night, two policemen in khaki uniforms and fluorescent yellow jackets stand among commuters at a bus shelter in the Indian capital, occasionally stepping out to stop...
  • Barney Frank on practically everything

    Long a legislative lion for Democrats, Barney Frank retired from Congress two years ago. But he remains famously shrewd and caustic, feisty and funny, as well as the most prominent gay politician in the nation. With current roiling debate over the...
  • Gay veterans' group says to march in Boston St. Patrick's Day parade

    The leader of a Boston group of gay U.S. military veterans said on Tuesday his organization had reached a deal to march in the city's St. Patrick's Day parade, which has long banned openly gay groups. But at least one high-ranking official on the...
  • Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?

    Start the Presses: Can our communities spare a quarter?
    As 2014 winds down, the lights go up, and the decorations sparkle. The children shriek with delight at the latest "Frozen" gear, and adults drink too much while giving one another silly gifts. But shortly after the New Year, residents in Burbank and...
  • Sony studio chiefs aim to reassure employees after damaging hack

    Executives at Sony Corp's Hollywood movie studio sought to reassure employees on Monday that the studio would recover from a massive cyber attack that exposed internal emails and sensitive employee data. Michael Lynton, CEO and Chairman of Sony...
  • Fallout grows over Richmond, Calif., police chief's participation in protest

    RICHMOND, Calif. One week after photos of him holding a sign with the hashtag "BlackLivesMatter" at a peaceful local protest went viral on social media, Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus is still grappling with the fallout including accusations from...
  • Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs

     Surry author: Christians draw power from being seen as underdogs
    The way Surry County author Jason Wiedel sees it, evangelical Christians are drawing influence and power from being seen as the underdogs. In his book "Persecution Complex: Why American Christians Need to Stop Playing the Victim," Wiedel argues that...
  • Professor talks human rights

    Human Rights Day, established in 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly, was celebrated on Dec. 10 around the world. The Forum spoke with Assistant Professor of Sociology Robert Gallagher, who has been at Broward College for four years. Since the...
  • Women's colleges lead push to redefine gender rules

    Women's colleges lead push to redefine gender rules
    At a women's college, gender should be the easiest qualification for entry. That's no longer the case. Women's colleges across the country are reconsidering their admission policies to adapt to a changing world in which gender norms are being challenged...
  • Laura Jane Grace is a rebel with a cause

    Laura Jane Grace is a rebel with a cause
    “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” came out in January, but 11 months later the sixth album from Florida punk band Against Me! remains one of the year’s best rock albums. Equal parts visceral and inspiring, the record is the group’s...