Category: News

When NC Justice Academy graduates are no longer needed

New York-based NC Justice, which trains police officers, has closed its doors. Its alumni say it left them with little choice but to apply to other states to get their licenses. The academy is the last of what was once a network of hundreds of law schools. It began in 2000 with...

#MeToo has changed the way we think about sexual assault and harassment

A new study finds that a new wave of social media users have become more aware of sexual harassment in the workplace, and that women are more willing to share their stories and expose their own experiences.The findings suggest that #MeSo, a hashtag launched on Facebook in 2016 that...

Crypto-Token ICOs are about to be a thing

Just two months ago, Bitcoin’s price had reached a record high, and the technology’s market cap had more than doubled.Today, the cryptocurrency is worth nearly $5.7 billion.However, many believe that cryptocurrencies are on the verge of becoming the most valuable asset in the world.For now, there is no consensus...

Why the Justice Backpacks Are So Damn Bad for Everyone

In February 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit rejected a challenge to the legality of a government-approved backpack for U.N. peacekeepers deployed in South Sudan.The case was the latest example of how the U,S.military has been relying on a patchwork of U.Ns to protect U.K....

‘Justice League’ Sequel Will Have New Superheroes

The Justice League movie was originally set to feature two new characters from DC Comics, but that was before writer/director Zack Snyder took a break from his Justice League movies and took a chance on two other characters.Now, the team of heroes will feature two more characters, but the...

How to get more men’s bodies in the news

In the past few months, a slew of prominent women have stepped forward with their own stories about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.Here are six of the most notable examples.1.Jessica Valenti Jessica Valentin was an executive producer on the show “Mad Men” from 2007 to 2015.She was...

How to Help Students at ‘Diversity’ Courses: What to Do When You Need Help

On this week’s episode of “Justice for Junior,” a podcast that explores how to help students in your school or college feel included and valued, we’ll hear from two former student activists who were part of the #NoDiversityDay movement, and a survivor of rape and sexual assault.We’ll also explore...

When you are in the middle of a storm, you can be a superhero!

In a perfect storm, a storm can bring out the best in everyone.Breonna Taylor, who has battled cancer and autism for the last three decades, has done just that.Breanna Taylor was inspired to tackle her mental illness after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, and her perseverance...