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Sunday, August 28, 2016
By Darcwonn (Intersection of Madness & Reality & Chocolate Covered Lies) *Editor’s Note: this commentary reflects the views of the author(s), and not  necessarily those of Northend Agent’s. So, my news feeds have been ablaze with the story about Eric Garner. He...
According to a report in the Washington Post by Matthew Desmond, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Studies at Harvard University, black women are evicted from their homes more often than other groups. Desmond -- who has done extensive research on eviction and the...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that it has reached agreements with the city of Ansonia, CT, and the Ansonia Housing Authority (AHA) in New Haven County, settling allegations that the city and the...
The Hartford delegation to the State House recently announced that the City of Hartford has benefited from state grants from the Bond Commission and funding in a recently passed state budget. “The delegation has been working tirelessly to get increases in both PILOT and...
As this social media age continues to thrive and gravitate towards new areas of communication, the advent of social networking apps continue to emerge. High school and college students are at the forefront of many social networking sites and...
The 200+ Nigerian school girls abducted from a rural boarding school in the north-eastern town of Chibok, remain missing (for two weeks now) and the outlook looks grim. Several victims were, reportedly, able to escape however, the girls' fathers launched...
by Darcwonn (of ChocolateCoveredLies.com) - for Intersection of Madness & Reality  **Editor's Note: Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, has been banned from the NBA for life and fined the maximum fine for his racist remarks. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced...
16-year-old Maren Sanchez was fatally stabbed in her high school stairwell by a classmate Friday morning, at Jonathan Law High School in Milford (CT). Maren Sanchez, a junior, was reportedly pronounced dead shortly after the early morning attack and,...
Justice Sonia Sotomayor chided the high court's right-wing members after they took failed willfully ignored structural and institutional racism in their affirmative action ruling, yesterday. In a troubling 6-2 ruling Tuesday, justices upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban, deciding that Michigan voters...