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    Bob Jones University Harbors Sex Abusers

Bob Jones University Harbors Sex Abusers

In one of the single most disgraceful and irreprehensible revelations of our time, a report finds that the officials at Bob Jones University told victims of sexual abuse that they could not report the crime. They harbored the attackers, and chastised the victims. Bob Jones is an evangelical Christian institution located in Greenville, South Carolina. For decades victims of sexual abuse were taught that it was their fault. They were

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    Military Sexual Assault

Military Sexual Assault

The Pentagon released a report Wednesday which had been ordered by President Obama. He told the military brass that if he wasn’t satisfied, he would take alternative action.  The hierarchy of the military was given one year to prove that they had taken effective steps to lessen sexual assault and harassment in the ranks. The report noted that there were 6,000 cases reported last year which was an increase of

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    Adrian Peterson or Roger Goodell the Greater Villain?

Adrian Peterson or Roger Goodell the Greater Villain?

It was announced today that Minnesota Vikings’ running back Adrian Peterson is suspended from the NFL without pay until April of 2015. This article is not only to analyze the punishment or assess if it is fair or not; this is more about the NFL’s lack of sincere effort to address domestic violence issues within the league. Is Adrian Peterson or Roger Goodell the greater villain? When the issue of

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    Police Corruption and Racism in New Orleans

Police Corruption and Racism in New Orleans

The facts are there; police in our major cities target blacks more frequently than whites at a rate of five to one. A recent report exposes police corruption and racism at an outrageous level in one of our greatest cities. New Orleans, Louisiana, has a population of nearly 380,000; over 60 percent of the population is comprised of African-Americans. Five detectives have been accused of failing to adequately investigate over

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    Sexual Harassment Proves Evolution of Man is Missing in American Culture

Sexual Harassment Proves Evolution of Man is Missing in American Culture

An experiment recently by a young New York actress was indicative of the continuing lack of evolution by American men. Our Culture continues to view women as sexual objects first, and as people second. Sexual harassment continues. While walking the streets of the ‘Big Apple’ for ten hours, Shoshana B. Roberts received over 100 ‘cat calls’ and sexual innuendos from men as she passed by them. One man followed her

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