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10 Years of Torture, What's Next?

For the last 48 hours the country has been fascinated by the story ofthree women and one child who were held captive as sex slaves for over 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio. The story broke on Monday night (May 6, 2013) after Amanda Berry, 27, had the courage and tenacity to escape and get help.  Gina DeJesus, 23, and Michelle Knight, 32, also escaped shortly after Berry.

According to one of  the women, they were kidnapped and raped for over a decade by three  brothers, Ariel, Pedro and Onil Castro.

Student Harassed For Sitting Quietly In Class

Have you ever been harassed by a teacherandassistant principal? Enidris Siurano Rodriguez has. TheAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Marylandhas stepped on in Rodriguez's behalf to end this harassment and support herchoice to remain seated and silent during the daily recitation of the American Pledge of Allegiance.

Rodriguez, a 10th grade student attending school in Montgomery County, Maryland, has been refraining from standing and reciting The Pledge for the last three years as an outward demonstration of her concerns about U.

Not Accidental Racism...Just Plain 'Ol Racism

You have to be kidding me!? Did LL Cool J and Brad Paisley really go there? Did you put your reallywrite and support 'Accidental Racist?'

First, let's start by acknowledging the intention behind the song. You have to give the artists credit for trying to unite people with music. However, this song leaves more questions than it does answers. Below are just a few of the questions.

"To the man that waited on me at the Starbucks down on Main, I hope you understand When I put on that t-shirt, the only thing I meant to say is I’m a Skynyrd fan"