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James And Crystal Driggers: Pop-Tart Parents Charged With Child Abuse

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James and Crystal Driggers forced their daughter to live in the woods because she ate a Pop-tart without permission. The Sumter County, South Carolina couple were arrested after police officers found out the 14-year-old was sent to stay in a tent in the woods twice during the same week. James Driggers, 33, and Crystal Driggers,… Read more »

South Carolina Senate Holds Landslide Vote To Remove Confederate Flag — But Will It Survive The House Of Representatives?

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The horrific Charleston shooting perpetrated by white supremacist Dylann Roof sparked a major outcry among American citizens against the Confederate flag. While some people have defended the symbol as a representation of state’s rights, many politicians have actively called for its removal from public property. This week, South Carolina became the first state to take… Read more »

Confederate Flag At South Carolina Statehouse Briefly Taken Down

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The Confederate flag was taken down from the South Carolina statehouse by a woman who apparently felt the state’s legislature wasn’t working fast enough. Reports began surfacing early Saturday morning that an unnamed black woman and a male compatriot took it upon themselves to remove the Confederate flag from the pole that sits in front… Read more »

Mass Shootings And Racism In America: Something Needs To Change

Mass Shootings And Racism In America: Something Needs To Change

Last week’s shooting of nine black church goers in Charleston, South Carolina, has shocked the nation and inflamed the debate on race in America, gun control, and the Confederate Flag, but change is far from certain. The knee-jerk reaction about these topics from many Americans is to deny the need for change, but that doesn’t… Read more »