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Black Enough? Obama’s Dilemma and Mine

| March 8, 2007

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The Thinking Woman’s Theatre

The Thinking Woman’s Theatre

| March 6, 2007

The Thinking Woman’s Theatre

March 6, 2007

Family Backs Army Medic Facing Desertion Charges This Week

| March 5, 2007

Feminist Bloggergate—a Cautionary Tale

| March 1, 2007

Murphy’s “Norbit”—Just a Good Laugh?

| February 27, 2007

“I’m Down With That”

| February 26, 2007

“I’m down with that.” According to prosecutors, this was Pfc. Jesse V. Spielman’s response when hearing of a plan to rape 14 year-old Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi. Spielman is undergoing court martial on various charges involving her rape and murder and the murder of her mother Fikhriya, father Qassim, and little sister Hadeel. More »

100-Year Sentence for Second Soldier Convicted of Rape and Murder

| February 23, 2007

Sgt. Paul Cortez, the second soldier to plead guilty to the rape and murder of Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi, as well as the murder of her parents and sister, was sentenced on Thursday, February 22, to 100 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge. Under the terms of a plea agreement made before the court martial took place, Cortez avoided life imprisonment without possibility of parole in sentencing handed down by the judge, Colonel Stephen Henley. More »

Media Ownership: Impact on Minority Ownership and Localism

February 22, 2007

Notes from the Court Martial of Sgt. Paul Cortez

| February 22, 2007

“She screamed and cried and tried to keep her legs together.” That is how Sgt. Paul Cortez described the reason he was fully aware that his premeditated rape of 14-year-old Abeer Qassim Rasheed Al-Janabi was not consensual but criminal. More »