Entries by Rachel Pfeffer

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American Psychiatrists Go Crazy Over Tutu

By Rachel Pfeffer, May 19, 2011 1:35 PM

This week in Honolulu Hawaii, 1984 Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu gave the William C. Menninger Memorial Convocation Lecture to the American Psychiatric Association despite the protests of 24 APA members. These members represent a small and shrinking group who object to Desmond Tutu’s stance on the Israeli occupation and mistreatment of Palestinians.

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In Post Racial America Prisons Feast on Black Girls

By Rachel Pfeffer, Mar 15, 2011 9:34 PM

African American girls and young women have become the fastest growing population of incarcerated young people in the country. Efforts to stop mass incarceration focused on black girls are almost nonexistant in government policy, the media, foundations and academia.

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