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Expert: Stun guns are far from being a ‘nonlethal’ alternative to...

In the wake of public outcry over the latest police shooting, of Mario Woods, an unarmed African American, San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr has revived his previous call to equip his officers with electronic stun guns, also called electronic control weapons (ECWs). With similar cases in Chicago, New York and Miami, New America Media’s Paul Kleyman interviewed Aram James, a leading opponent of ECWs, about their risks.

African-American game changers and the California Democratic Party: Call to action

Double-digit unemployment, growing high school drop-out rates, a 33 percent single year tuition fee increase at California’s public colleges and universities, and an elevating HIV/AIDS infection rate. The California Young Democrats Black Caucus is responding to the glaring need for a youth voice and perspective.