October 30th, 2013 by Darelle Brown Ever wondered what it would be like to not have to pay an energy bill? You might think you'd have a house full of candles or even an empty boring house with no refrigerator or no AC.
Editor's Note: California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law a bill (AB60) that will allow undocumented immigrants to have driver's licenses, making it potentially safer for those immigrants to drive without fear of deportation. The author of this piece wished to keep their identity and that of their family members anonymous, so aliases were used.
A recent study by the Black Organizing Project, Public Counsel, and the ACLU, shows that the police presence in Oakland schools has a negative impact on students. School policing isn’t a new topic but since the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, administrators and school officials have been pushing for even more police presence in schools. But statistics show that the police aren’t helping.