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Henry Crespo, Sr.

Henry Crespo, Sr.

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Is it just me or did justice take a day off?

Because justice took a day off on Saturday, February 15, 2014, Lucia Mc Bath and Ron Davis could not celebrate the 19th birthday of their murdered son Jordan Davis on February 16, 2014. It seems unbelievable that yet again a jury cannot justify the murder conviction of a white man who shoots dead an unarmed Black teenage boy.  In this case, Jordan, a young Black teenager, who was playing his music “too loud,” in a car with his friends was sentenced to death by Michael Dunn, a 47-year-old white man at a gas station parking lot in Jacksonville Florida, in November 2012.

Why should jobs check our credit history?

For quite some time it has been the practice of many employers and businesses to check the credit history of job applicants. While businesses and employers may think a person’s credit history is a fair evaluation tool for hiring a person, many believe using such information to help determine if someone should be hired is discriminatory and unjust.