F.B.I. Was Told That Militia in New Mexico Planned to Kill Obama and Clinton | The New York Times

Simon Romero, The New York Times LAS CRUCES, N.M. — Before the F.B.I. arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of the right-wing militia that detained migrant families in the New Mexico desert, he’d had so many run-ins with the law that his police record stretched across much of the United States. Oregon police arrested him in […]

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‘I’m either too black or not black enough’: One teenager’s experience | BBC News

Aries Brown, BBC News Illustration by Debie Loizou. [Reuters], Featured Image This article was written by Aries Brown, an 18-year-old African-American student at an international school in eastern Europe. It was originally written for her school newspaper, and has been reprinted with her permission, and that of her school. Coming here for my senior year […]

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How prison pulls them back in: The story of Kerry Lathan and Nipsey Hussle is a window onto a parole system that re-incarcerates far too many people for technical violations | New York Daily News

MARA SCHIAVOCAMPO and TOPEKA K. SAM, New York Daily News When Kerry Lathan was released on parole after serving 25 years for murder, he went to rapper and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon store for some free clothes, so he could look good while reuniting with family and friends. That trip would trigger a disastrous chain […]

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