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want to know what #facebook really thinks of journalists? here is what happened when it hired some. 
Depending on whom you ask, Facebook is either the savior or destroyer of journalism in our time. An estimated 600 million people see a news story on Facebook every week, and the social network’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been transparent about his goal to monopolize digital news distribution. “When news is as fast as everything else on Facebook, people will naturally read a lot more news,” he said in a Q&A last year, adding that he wants Facebo...
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it's been 25 years since the #LAPD beat #rodneyking
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here's how georgia is getting criminal justice reform right - and with a republican legislature and governor, nonetheless. 
Georgia has Republican supermajorities and a conservative governor. But smart activism has led to huge progress on criminal justice reform.
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ICYMI: Up to 1 million of the country’s poorest could lost food stamp benefits throughout 2016 
Limit "will cause serious hardship among many," a liberal think tank said.
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are body-worn cameras for police working? this civil rights group finds out.
Civil rights groups have released a new report that says most major metropolitan police departments have failed to set out clear rules when it comes to having police wear body cameras, or rules governing exactly how bodycam footage can be used, and said most departments aren't making their policies available to the public. The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a policy and lobbying organization that represents more than 200 major national ci...
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love this: "Washington DC Police Look for Ways to Connect With City Youth"
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love this story -- homeless man hands out resume instead of asking for money, gets a job
The website ArtLifting.com features the work of homeless and disabled artists. It's giving a new sense of life and purpose to artists whose work would likely have gone unnoticed.
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an alarm clock that makes your coffee for you? NEED.
A cup of joe without even getting out of bed.
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great interview with a veteran black cop of the st. louis county police department
A former sergeant in the St. Louis County Police Department who served on the Ferguson Commission, Byron Watson reflects on changes in the infamous suburb since Michael Brown's death in August 2014.
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hunger and homelessness are on the rise in many major U.S. cities
Food insecurity and homelessness continue to plague many of the nation's largest cities, according to a new report released by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Across 22 of the cities surveyed — including Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Philadelphia; and San Francisco — the amount of emergency food assistance increased by 3 percent between Sept. 1, 2014, and Aug. 31, 2015. In addition, homelessness increased across all of the cities by an ave...
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#blacklivesmatter asks the DNC for a special presidential debate to focus on racial justice in america 
A petition tells the DNC voters of color "deserve substantive responses."
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will black lives 'matter' at the first democratic presidential debate? #2016 
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    Print & Digital News Journalism, 2009 - 2012
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    general news reporter, 2014 - present
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    investigative reporter, 2013 - 2014
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