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Summer 2013 and the Creativity Process

People are not stupid. Even though Grown Ups 2 and Despicable Me 2 out-grossed Pacific Rim, doesn’t mean that people are stupid. It just means that people don’t like to try things that are different. The problem is that if people had to choose between trying something new and something that they know works, they …

Domestic abuse knows no ethnic and socio-economic boundaries

By Ricky Riley | The Champion Newspaper

Rainey Allison Karr and her boyfriend were hosting a celebratory get together with some friends. Karr was cooking the food. When she finished, her partner wanted something different than what she had prepared but Karr refused to cook anything else. Out of anger, he grabbed a cast iron skillet full of hot grease from the stove and threw it at her.

The handle hit Karr in the mouth, knocking out a few teeth. The hot grease splashed on her torso area and left a burn on her stomach. Her friends stepped in and saved her from further abuse that night.

That was six months ago.

To keep away from her attacker, Karr, 32 at the time, stayed in safe houses for five months provided by the Partnership against Domestic Violence (PADV) in Fulton County and Women’s Resource Center for Domestic Violence (WRCDV) in…

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Adoption hurdles for LGBT families: LGBT couples discuss some of the challenges of adopting a child

By Ricky Riley | epicarthouse.net  Less than half of the states in the U.S recognize same-sex adoption outright The Child Welfare Information Gateway reports that there were an estimated 400,540 children in the foster care system. Most of these children won’t have homes that they can call their own. In fact, they may stay in …

Human Trafficking is a Deep-Seated and Persistent Trend in Atlanta, Ga

By Ricky Riley | The Atlantic Post Atlanta, Georgia is home to many fortune 500 companies that attract international trade and business to the peach state. In fact, international news giant CNN headquarters' are based in the southern metropolis. However, beyond the steel towers and sharply dressed business-people there is a dark underbelly that has …

Domestic abuse knows no ethnic and socio-economic boundaries

By Ricky Riley | The Champion Newspaper Rainey Allison Karr and her boyfriend were hosting a celebratory get together with some friends. Karr was cooking the food. When she finished, her partner wanted something different than what she had prepared but Karr refused to cook anything else. Out of anger, he grabbed a cast iron …