Author : Frederick Reese
Frederick Reese About Frederick Reese
Frederick Reese is a Mint Press staff writer specializing in race, social justice, congressional oversight and technology. A long-time journalist and creative writer, Frederick started his journalistic career writing for his university’s newspaper, the Colgate Maroon-News, before starting and heading his own magazine, the Idealist. Since then, Frederick has written about and worked for social advocacy projects and personal awareness efforts. Frederick is a jack-of-all-trades, with work experience as a teacher, chef and story writer, and he has publication credits with Yahoo!, B. Couleur and other publications. Frederick graduated from Colgate University in 1999 and Johnson & Wales University in 2003. You can contact him at freese@mintpressnews.com or follow him on Twitter at @FrederickReese
Police Struggle To Fight America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic
Police Struggle To Fight America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic By
Law enforcement agencies across the country lack the data they need to effectively address the nation’s heroin epidemic, but they may actually be the ones behind the data blackout.
Ariz. Vets In Battle Against Anti-Medical Marijuana Senator
Ariz. Vets In Battle Against Anti-Medical Marijuana Senator By
A long-stalled University of Arizona study on marijuana’s effects on PTSD patients is one step closer to proceeding now that a state senator has lifted her objection.
U.S. Postal Service Latest Government Agency To Purchase Large Quantity Of Ammunition
U.S. Postal Service Latest Government Agency To Purchase Large Quantity Of Ammunition By
After failing to pass stricter gun laws, has the federal government moved to create a shortage of arms and ammunition? Or, fearing stricter gun laws, did gun owners clear the shelves?
America’s Minority Children Face A Daunting Future
America’s Minority Children Face A Daunting Future By
Using a range of indicators to gauge a child’s potential for future success, a study paints an alarming picture of America’s future, especially for minority children.
Fractured Wisconsin GOP Caucus Proposes Secession
Fractured Wisconsin GOP Caucus Proposes Secession By
A petition for Wisconsin to secede from the Union shows a state Republican Party growing increasingly polarized.
Guantanamo Detainee Trial Delayed Due To FBI Interference
Guantanamo Detainee Trial Delayed Due To FBI Interference By
Allegations of FBI interference in the military trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee believed to have masterminded the 9/11 attacks forced proceedings to a halt, pending an investigation.
Brad Pitt Film Threatens To Reopen Wounds In Steubenville Rape
Brad Pitt Film Threatens To Reopen Wounds In Steubenville Rape By
For Steubenville, a community trying to get back to normal after a rape case attracted national attention, Brad Pitt’s plans to make a movie about the case aren’t good news.
Pulitzer Honoring Snowden’s Leak Validates Whistleblowing
Pulitzer Honoring Snowden’s Leak Validates Whistleblowing By
Granting a Pulitzer Prize to reporting based on information leaked by Edward Snowden legitimizes -- and may even encourage -- whistleblowing.
Pro-Israel Lobby Pushes Back Against Boycott Movement
Pro-Israel Lobby Pushes Back Against Boycott Movement By
As the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement gains notable traction, the pro-Israel lobby and representatives of 25 countries met recently to discuss how to push back.
Rice Joins Dropbox Board, Sparks Online Protests
Rice Joins Dropbox Board, Sparks Online Protests By
Condoleezza Rice seems an odd choice for Dropbox, a company whose future success depends upon its users believing their data is secure and safe from prying eyes.