Advocates say yes—and that they have the stats to prove it.
The Countering Violent Extremism program is meant to stop terrorism and hate crimes before they happen, but critics say it’s yet another excuse to spy on Muslims.
Some transportation advocates wonder if the city’s strategy to eliminate traffic crashes has enough teeth to achieve its ambitious goals.
They plan to lobby decision makers and possibly file a class action lawsuit.
Also, Obama’s endorsement has been lucrative for alderman Sophia King’s reelection campaign.
African-Americans disproportionately face challenges when it comes to transportation access, costs, and safety.
“There are very few African-Americans who haven’t had the experience of getting on an elevator, and a woman clutching her purse,” the president said.
The conflagration between Sergeant James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. in Cambridge, with added kindling compliments of the president, has served the pundits of America as the newest visitation of That Which Must Be Written About.