Monday, February 19, 2018
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Imani Jackson

Imani Jackson
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Imani Jackson is a journalist and FAMU College of Law student with social commentary and/or news stories published on HBCU Digest, Clutch Magazine, the Daily American newspaper in Somerset, Pa, and the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.

The Steubenville Rape Case, Social Media and Human Decency

After two teens, Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond, were found delinquent in the rape of a teen girl, the now-infamous night brings forward issues...

Beyonce Song Annoys Keyshia Cole, Inspires Limbaugh, Props Up Old Gender...

Beyonce’s got folks riled up again. The current focus is on her latest single, “Bow Down/I Been On,” which includes Beyonce calling some folks...

The 80 Hour Work Week: Extreme Working to Make Ends Meet

While wealth increases among the upper echelon, many others exist in post-recession survival mode.  Unemployment hovers just below 8 percent, increase-minimum-wage discussions recur, and...

From Spring Until Forever: No More Miser Tippers

  Once upon a time, a young man I know ordered $33 worth of food, which he consumed quickly and enthusiastically. He asked for everything....

Revolution, Revisionism & Race Police: Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone

Familiar wounds re-emerged when news spread that black Latina actress Zoe Saldana will portray African American musician and civil rights activist Nina Simone in...

Just In: SCOTUS Blocks Request to Vacate Hill’s Stay of Execution

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied Georgia’s request to lift the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals' stay of Warren Hill's execution. In a statement, Hill’s...

Execution Stay: Legal, Ethical Fight Continues Over Warren Hill

The state of Georgia’s battle to execute a mentally handicapped man, Warren Lee Hill, continues.  Georgia has appealed to the United States Supreme Court...

Warren Lee Hill: Mentally Handicapped Inmate Gets Stay of Execution

Georgia inmate Warren Lee Hill had already taken a sedative in preparation for his execution when his execution was stayed, according to The Atlanta...

Doctors Change Story: Warren Lee Hill and Disability on Death Row

Warren Lee Hill Jr., an intellectually disabled Georgia death row inmate, could be executed Tuesday, absent Supreme Court intervention. Many fear that his execution...

Georgia’s Plan to Execute Mentally Disabled Man Raises Moral Questions

The state of Georgia has rescheduled the execution of a mentally handicapped inmate for February 19. Warren Lee Hill Jr. was scheduled for execution...