On Tuesday, the Federal Commission on School Safety issued recommendations that it claims will help makes schools safer following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
The Trump administration’s campaign to dismantle our asylum system just suffered another major setback.
Donald Trump’s nomination of William Barr to succeed Jeff Sessions as attorney general ought to raise alarm bells across the country. Barr is as bad as Sessions was on the full range of civil rights issues that fall with the Justice Department’s purview.
Maine has made significant strides in removing racist Indigenous mascots from its schools. All of the Maine schools with Native mascots – except one – have changed to more culturally and racially sensitive alternatives.
What is civil forfeiture?
Civil forfeiture is a process through which the police seize – and then keep or sell – any property they allege is involved in a crime.
Let’s break that down.
The full version of this op-ed first appeared in the Bangor Daily News.