As the nation awaits a verdict in the trial, police and city leaders in Sanford and South Florida say they have taken precautionary steps for the possibility of mass protests or even civil unrest if George Zimmerman, who identifies himself as Hispanic, is acquitted, particularly in African-American neighborhoods where passions run strongest over the case. […]
Will Ramadan Stop the Violence?
Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, which began this week, is celebrated by Muslims worldwide marked by fasting, abstaining from foods, sex and smoking from dawn to dusk. It is a time for soul cleansing and for strengthening spiritual bonds. Ramadan 2013 began in the evening of Monday, July 8 and ends in the evening of […]
Somebody is Watching You?
New documents from the “whistleblower” reveal that Microsoft’s participation in the NSA’s surveillance programs may be more extensive than previously thought. Edward Joseph Snowden is an American former technical contractor for the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and a former employee of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). More recently known as the whistleblower who […]