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How Average Neighborhood Dogs Are Helping Communities Take A Bite Out Of Crime
Adam Tabor, an officer in Morton Grove, Illinois, where a DWW recently started up, told the Chicago Tribune he hopes the
This 'Vandalism' Of Neighborhood Watch Signs Will Surely Deter Criminals
The safety of a community is an important factor when deciding where you'd like to live. People organize and set up neighborhood
Sanford, Florida, Neighborhood Watch Can't Carry Guns Or Pursue Suspects, New Rules Say
The new rules also include mandatory background checks and require that volunteers be trained and provide regular status
Gretchen Knudsen, Los Angeles Resident, Explains How Her Neighborhood Watch Group Avoided Intrinsic Biases
"We don't have to give into that initial reaction of fear or feeling scared," she told HuffPost Live. "We had the opportunity
Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Bill To Pressure 'Stand Your Ground' States
Though Zimmerman's attorneys didn't use "stand your ground" as a part of his defense during trial, a spokesperson for Jackson
Los Angeles Neighborhood Watch Group Aims To Avoid Intrinsic Biases
In areas where crime is common, the neighborhood watch can bring communities together and provide a sense of security. In the wake of the Zimmerman trial, neighborhood watch members discuss the proper protocol for local watchdog groups. Guest Gretchen Knudsen joins to discuss.
Our present legal system has evolved from legal and social structures that regarded certain categories of human beings as chattel. That immorality has never been officially disowned. It has never been fully and courageously addressed.
When Help Might Not Be Just a Phone Call Away
Norma Cook Everist
Senior Distinguished Professor at Wartburg Theological Seminary
All of us contribute to this unequal system of values. When a pretty, blond young woman from a prominent, wealthy family goes missing, we follow the media stories of the search for months. Neighborhoods that do not have such influence are invisible. So, how do we see?
My Strange Homage to Hitchcock
Freelance Writer, Breast Cancer Survivor and Activist
While I don't think that is what Hitchcock had in mind, I have gotten quite an education about my neighbors over the last
Jackie K Cooper
When you have a movie with Stiller, Vaughn and Hill you expect some good fun to occur on screen.
is the exception -- all the talents of these three men cannot save the film.
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Movie Critic for ReThink Reviews
is obviously fiction, but sadly, when unstable people can buy such powerful weapons, we need to do more than just hope that they'll only be aimed at bad guys and aliens.
Why Hollywood Studios Fear Political Content
Author, film critic, filmmaker
This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.
A Community Bands Together to Save Itself: Part 1
In a once-grim apartment complex outside Memphis, Tenn., 95 percent of the people stayed put and signed a lease agreement as part of a community-wide change effort. They've seen an 80 percent overall decline in crime.
'Neighborhood Watch' Movie Changes Name To 'The Watch'
How a Prowler Helped Save My Life
Writer and Cultural Commentator
I'll never forget my brief discussion with a trespassing stranger. The incident was scary, but nobody got hurt and the end result for me was enormously positive.
The NRA "Good Guy" You Didn't Hear About
Executive Director, Coalition to Stop Gun Violence
Reflecting on the murder-suicide perpetrated by his friend Landon Jorgensen, ConcealedCarryForum.com owner Nathan Collier said, "Prior to this incident Landon was one of the good guys. He taught people how to protect themselves from these very types of attacks."
In Defense of Neighborhood Watch
Seattle Police Chief (Ret.) and Author
You want greater police accountability? Get involved. Push for citizen involvement in every aspect of police policies and practices, from civilian oversight to crime fighting.
What If Trayvon Martin Had the Gun?
Head of the Calhoun School in Manhattan
Some aspects of the tragic events on that rainy Sunday night remain unclear. Only the two men know what was in their minds and hearts. So how then can we conclude anything about the case?
In Memory of Trayvon Martin: Stand Your Ground to Stop the Violence
Sarah van Gelder
Founder and director of PeoplesHub
The killing of Trayvon Martin is part of a horrific history -- one that can only be stopped if all of us, of all colors, take a stand.
Jesus Wore a Hoodie: Remembering Trayvon Martin
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson
Activist, Speaker, Author, Pastor
There is another trial of great urgency. We need a trial of our broken nation, where diatribes against women, immigrants, Muslims, people of color, and sexual minorities are considered "entertainment." Words are not innocent speech; words have content and impact.
'Neighborhood Watch': Trayvon Martin Death Forces Fox To Adjust Marketing Campaign
For 20th Century Fox, the upcoming Ben Stiller comedy "Neighborhood Watch" just got a bit more serious. Following the tragic
Stand Your Ground
Editor, Christian Ethics Today
This is the world of National Rifle Association lobbyists, Republican-dominated state legislatures, and eager-to-please governors.
Trayvon Martin Hoodie March To End At Colorado State Capitol Building
Organizers in Denver have put together a solidarity march to honor slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, whose death has already
Trayvon Martin's Death Sparks A Familiar, Fraught Conversation About Race And The Police
"My son did not deserve to die," Trayvon Martin's mother tearfully said into a microphone. The Union Square crowd murmured
Trayvon Martin Case Protests Across Nation Culminate With Show Of Strength In Florida
Before the rally Gov. Rick Scott had met with the Martin family and assured them that Wolfinger would be removed from the
Trayvon Martin Shooting: George Zimmerman Kicked Out Of Seminole State College
The school released a statement on their decision: Read more of our Trayvon Martin coverage here. Seminole State College
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