N.W.A.'s "Fuck Tha Police" burst into Awkword's life thanks to his baby-sitter. The Manhattan-based rapper visibly remembers the day when his part-time watchdog turned up with a copy of Dr. Dre and Ice Cube's anti-establishment rant; hearing the song kick-started his first forays into writing his ow ... More >>
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March 4, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 9
The good lieutenant Calley
By Lucian K. Truscott IV
FORT BENNING, Georgia -- Lieutenant William L. Calley, Jr., was about to finish a nervous, demanding nine hours on the witness stand. Except for a relat ... More >>
[Photo of Barrios from soaw.org]There are those cynics in this generation who believe that public protest is more or less a dead art -- long discredited, a relic of the sixties.But don't tell that to Luis Barrios.Barrios, a professor of forensic psychology and Latin American Studies at John Jay Coll ... More >>