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Hate Crime Data Collection Guidelines and Training Manual (Version 2.0) By Law Enforcement Support Section (LESS) & Crime Statistics Management Unit (CSMU)
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On June 5, 2013, the CJIS Advisory Policy Board (APB) approved a motion to modify the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s Hate Crime data collection procedures to begin including all... More > self-identified religions in the United States as listed in the Pew Research Center’s Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (2008) and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistical Abstract (2012). The APB also approved a motion to modify the UCR Hate Crime data collection procedures to include an anti-Arab bias motivation. The FBI Director authorized these motions on June 28, 2013. The FBI UCR Program, which collects and publishes information about crimes motivated by bias, has modified its data collection accordingly by defining the specific religions and the ethnicity/ancestry Arab, as well as providing corresponding examples. The UCR Program collaborated with members of the Arab, Hindu, Muslim, and Sikh communities to develop the corresponding training scenarios, as well as Appendix F.< Less
Joe Peas By Sam Newsome
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Who is Joe Peas? Is he a simple immigrant Italian house painter, or is he a complicated man with much to hide, even from himself? When the aging itinerant house painter becomes ill, his life... More > intersects with family doctor, James King. The doctor develops a friendship with the odd little Italian whose life is a sharp contrast to his own. Joe suffers a hip fracture and becomes Dr. King’s rehabilitation patient in a long-term care facility. He interacts with the other residents and learns of their struggles and triumphs as he witnesses their close family relationships. The spirited little Italian enriches the lives of his fellow patients as they change Joe in ways he never expected. As Joe is forced to face his past, Dr. King is facing his own struggles dealing with his community where conformity is valued above individualism. Could there be more—much more—to Joe Peas than meets the eye? Will the truth about the mysterious painter finally be unveiled?< Less
Joe Peas By Sam Newsome
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Who is Joe Peas? Is he a simple immigrant Italian house painter, or is he a complicated man with much to hide, even from himself? When the aging itinerant house painter becomes ill, his life... More > intersects with family doctor, James King. The doctor develops a friendship with the odd little Italian whose life is a sharp contrast to his own. Joe suffers a hip fracture and becomes Dr. King’s rehabilitation patient in a long-term care facility. He interacts with the other residents and learns of their struggles and triumphs as he witnesses their close family relationships. The spirited little Italian enriches the lives of his fellow patients as they change Joe in ways he never expected. As Joe is forced to face his past, Dr. King is facing his own struggles dealing with his community where conformity is valued above individualism. Could there be more—much more—to Joe Peas than meets the eye? Will the truth about the mysterious painter finally be unveiled?< Less
For Such As We Are Made Of, Such We Be By Augusta Toomer
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"For Such As We Are Made of, Such We Be" portrays people beset with conflicts and choices destined to change their lives. Each story is unique. Finding themselves immersed in unexpected... More > quandaries, the characters discover their inner resources to be deeper than they imagined. The stories address still-controversial moral issues, embracing recent progressive developments while remaining firmly rooted in a core value for loving commitment. Augusta Toomer’s writing reflects the valuable perspective of a woman whose views have evolved over nearly a century lived in the deep South. As a committed Catholic, her frame of reference shifted during the civil rights movement of the 1950’s, shifted again in the 1960’s Vatican II sea change, and again in the 1980’s when she became an ally to the gay community during the AIDS crisis. Her stories both charm and challenge the reader, presenting a rare opportunity to see with the compassionate eyes of a progressive Southern woman who is 95 years old.< Less
For Such As We Are Made Of, Such We Be By Augusta Toomer
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"For Such As We Are Made of, Such We Be" portrays people beset with conflicts and choices destined to change their lives. Each story is unique. Finding themselves immersed in unexpected... More > quandaries, the characters discover their inner resources to be deeper than they imagined. The stories address still-controversial moral issues, embracing recent progressive developments while remaining firmly rooted in a core value for loving commitment. Augusta Toomer’s writing reflects the valuable perspective of a woman whose views have evolved over nearly a century lived in the deep South. As a committed Catholic, her frame of reference shifted during the civil rights movement of the 1950’s, shifted again in the 1960’s Vatican II sea change, and again in the 1980’s when she became an ally to the gay community during the AIDS crisis. Her stories both charm and challenge the reader, presenting a rare opportunity to see with the compassionate eyes of a progressive Southern woman who is 95 years old.< Less
The Lychway By Rebecca Beattie
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Chessen Waterhouse is a dreamer. Brought up in the lonely wilds of Dartmoor, there is one person in the community who finds her intriguing. Sam White has watched Chessen from afar for as long as he... More > can remember. Violet lives in the Dartmoor of the late eighteenth century, when a very different set of pressures govern life. Despite the village fear of the local Wise Woman Gracie, Violet is fascinated by Gracie ,and in time they develop a friendship, which leads to the discovery that she has an aptitude for herb lore. Her father agrees to allow them to continue, promising that he will tell Violet's Mother when the time is right. But Joshua's sudden death leaves Violet with her secret untold. Switching between late eighteenth century and modern day Dartmoor, and London, the story mixes legend with reality and contains many elements of folklore. The two main characters must try to find their way through the tragic circumstances of grief and personal loss, and ultimately life itself.< Less
Gifted: The Story of a Young Genius By Nishad Cote
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Jack Jones is an exceptionally intelligent fourteen year old who suffers from boredom and isolation at his public school. After a letter of acceptance comes from the prestigious Highborn Academy,... More > Jack encounters a new world where he develops his talents for both academics and comedy, while growing emotionally through facing the challenges that naturally accompany friendship, love, family, and being part of a community. Suddenly, Jack is amongst his intellectual equals, studying subjects that interest him. He’s got a roommate who wants to befriend him, a scholastic competition to study for, and even a girl he can’t stop thinking about—but he’s convinced that none of them will like him for himself. Jack changes his entire life and personality around in an effort to make himself more likable and “cool.” Jack’s social life gradually takes a turn for the better, but he’s about to learn that if he can’t accept himself for who he is, neither will anyone else.< Less
Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation By Billy Crone
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Imagine a world full of drones of all shapes and sizes that are everywhere in the air, on the land, the sea, or even under the sea, including Terminator robots. Now ponder an existence where these... More > same drones monitor and control everything spying on our every move. Stir in an actual movement going on right now in the scientific community to create a super highly advanced Artificial Intelligence to control it all on a global scale and you now have what is contained within this book: Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation. This macabre dark scenario might seem like some futuristic science fiction story or even a bit far-fetched. Yet, what you are about to discover in the pages of this book is the spine-chilling truth that this wild shocking reality is actually being developed right now before our very eyes. This book, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation, will to enlighten you to the hardcore facts concerning this dangerous emerging technology.< Less
Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation By Billy Crone
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Imagine a world full of drones of all shapes and sizes that are everywhere in the air, on the land, the sea, or even under the sea, including Terminator robots. Now ponder an existence where these... More > same drones monitor and control everything spying on our every move. Stir in an actual movement going on right now in the scientific community to create a super highly advanced Artificial Intelligence to control it all on a global scale and you now have what is contained within this book: Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation. This macabre dark scenario might seem like some futuristic science fiction story or even a bit far-fetched. Yet, what you are about to discover in the pages of this book is the spine-chilling truth that this wild shocking reality is actually being developed right now before our very eyes. This book, Drones, Artificial Intelligence, & the Coming Human Annihilation, will to enlighten you to the hardcore facts concerning this dangerous emerging technology.< Less
The Odd Muslim By Noreen Mirza
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The story begins in the spring of 2016. An act of vandalism has been perpetrated on a middle-aged Muslim woman’s home in a gated community in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The woman’s story is... More > then told in flashback as she confides in her sympathetic neighbor about her days at a state university in New Jersey. There, in the year 2000, she meets an eclectic group of Muslim students. Socially awkward, she has always felt like an outsider, so she is ecstatic about joining the group, believing that the religious and cultural experiences she shares with these friends will finally bring her acceptance. However, she soon realizes that she may be destined to feel like an outsider even among people of her own religion. After the tragic September 11 attacks, through self-examination and service to others, she eventually shrugs off her habit of self-pity and begins to develop self-confidence. But it is a hate-fueled assault on a close Muslim friend that leads her to her true calling-promoting tolerance.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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