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Is Toxic Waste In The Water In Alabama?

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 Erasing Jim Crow Not So Easy in AlabamaWhy are blacks fighting an amendment to remove racist language from the state's constitution?By: Denise Stewart | Posted: November 6, 2012 at 12:48 AM (The Root) -- Jim Crow, that feisty...
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7-year-old forced to leave elementary school over dreadlocks

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7-year-old forced to leave elementary school over dreadlocks by Kunbi Tinuoye | September 5, 2013 at 2:24 PM Comments Share on email Print <noscript>lt;img width="650" height="366" src="http://thegrio.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/dreadlocks-girl-16x9.jpg?w=650" class="attachment-single wp-post-image" alt="Tiana Parker (courtesy of Fox 23.com)" /gt;</noscript> Tiana Parker (courtesy of Fox 23.com) Related Posts Tulsa residents want death penalty in shootings Are dreadlocks...
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Jim Crow Etiquette

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Jim Crow Etiquette By Jason // Blues , blues history , Delta Blues // 10 Comments Jim Crow Laws Were Wicked in Their Own Right. The Jim Crow Etiquette Was Worse. So, who was Jim Crow anyway? The origin of the phrase “Jim Crow” has often been attributed to “Jump Jim Crow”, a song-and-dance caricature of African Americans performed by white actor Thomas D. Rice in blackface, which first surfaced in 1832 and was used to satirize Andrew Jackson’s populist policies. As a result of Rice’s fame,...
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Didn't We Say She Was Lying, That There Was Something Wrong With Her Story . . .

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I KNEW IT! From the beginning, I smelled a rat in the entire scenario, everyone I knew felt the same way. What disgusts me just as much is how the police arrested and charged these boys based only on the accusation of a White woman [Jim Crow/Emmitt Till policing/justice], and how the police even went as far as to arrest these boys sister and auntie "for lying to the police". In this case, these boys probably can thank this crazy woman's own daughter that called the police and told them that...
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Has Jim Crow Moved To Silicon Valley? Racism In The Tech World

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Has Jim Crow Moved To Silicon Valley? Racism In The Tech World Written by Terrell Jermaine Starr on March 13, 2012 4:11 pm Click for More Next Post Racial segregation is no longer staring us down on the streets of Birmingham and Jackson. But has it positioned itself in a most unlikely locale: Silicon Valley. SEE ALSO: We Must Draw More Black Americans To Tech How Black Entrepreneurs Can Succeed In Silicon Valley Check out this simple, yet devastating infographic on the racial disparities...
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What Is It Going To Take to Wake Black People Up?

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Cop Breaks Student's Arm In Texas High School! (Video) this pissed me tf off Cop Breaks Student's Arm In Texas High School! worldstarhiphop.com Submitted by Echase <form action="https://www.facebook.com/ajax/ufi/modify.php" class="live_472982316164689_316526391751760 commentable_item autoexpand_mode" data-ft="{"tn":"]"}" data-live="{"seq":0}" id="u_jsonp_11_2m" method="post"> Like · <label class="uiLinkButton comment_link" title="Leave a comment"><input...
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10 Reasons Lawyers Say Florida's Law Enforcement Threw Away George Zimmerman's Case

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Civil Liberties AlterNet / By Steven Rosenfeld 303 COMMENTS 10 Reasons Lawyers Say Florida's Law Enforcement Threw Away George Zimmerman's Case A growing chorus of attorneys and analysts say Zimmerman didn't face anything like a serious trial. August 6, 2013 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. <form action="/newsletter/subscribe" method="get"> <input class="searcha" id="newsletter-subscribe-block-edit-email" name="email"...
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Re: 7-year-old forced to leave elementary school over dreadlocks

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Why the parents chose to remove their child instead of suing the hell out of this school, I do not know. Black people that are still suffering from "Stockholm Syndrome"and plantation-induced Self-Hatred should be nowhere near Black children. And, for a Black person to be stupid enough to call Black people's natural hair a "trend", well, in my opinion that person is not intelligent enough to be trying to teach my child [or anyone else's] anything.
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Re: 7-year-old forced to leave elementary school over dreadlocks

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What in the FOCK is wrong with people? They have just ruined this child self-esteem. This is why I say the WRONG folks are teaching our kids. Really? In the day and age? Not only is dreadlocks acceptable in black culture it should be EMBRACED. But! I got it. See? Acadamia folks talk allllllll this shit about the "character" of person an individual is...especially young students....but! That same old stereotype keep raising its UGLY head. It is how folks are taught that doesn't allow...
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Re: 7-year-old forced to leave elementary school over dreadlocks

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Originally Posted by sunnubian: Why the parents chose to remove their child instead of suing the hell out of this school, I do not know. Black people that are still suffering from "Stockholm Syndrome"and plantation-induced Self-Hatred should be nowhere near Black children. And, for a Black person to be stupid enough to call Black people natural hair a "trend", well, in my opinion that person is not intelligent enough to be trying to teach my child [or anyone else's] anything. + I...
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Jim Yong Kim, Dartmouth College president, tapped by Obama to head World Bank

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Jim Yong Kim, Dartmouth College president, tapped by Obama to head World Bank View Photo Gallery — Obama’s nominee to lead the World Bank: The president of Dartmouth College was a surprise choice for the financial institution’s top job. By Howard Schneider , Updated: Friday, March 23, 11:25 AM The Washington Post President Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a move that would turn the organization over to a physician and development...
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Re: Stand Your Ground Is About To Get Even Worse In Florida

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George Zimmerman did not us the "Stand Your Ground" defense because he was told he couldn't and because those who drafted the law publicly stated that what he did, did not fall under the "Stand Your Ground" defense in the first place. George Zimmerman relied on American Racism and knew the odds were in his favor to have a jury and a judge that would side with him no matter what as long and the victim he murdered was Black, especially a young Black male. George Zimmerman relied on the [now]...
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Families Hold ‘Stand Your Ground’ Protest as Michael Dunn Tries to Postpone Sentencing

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Families Hold ‘Stand Your Ground’ Protest as Michael Dunn Tries to Postpone Sentencing March 11, 2014 | Posted by Nick Chiles Florida’s controversial “stand your ground” law was the focus of a powerful protest march to the state Capitol in Tallahassee yesterday, led by Rev. Al Sharpton and joined by the families of shooting victims Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis and Oscar Grant , in addition to the families of Marissa Alexander and Michael Giles , whose claims of self-defense were ignored by...
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Florida Police Officer Cleared in Hospital Death of Barbara Dawson

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Florida Police Officer Cleared in Hospital Death of Barbara Dawson June 1, 2016 | Posted by Shaundra Selvaggi Tagged With: barbara dawson death , Blountstown Police Department , Officer John Tadlock Leave A Comment Barbara Dawson died of pulmonary embolism following her arrest for refusing to leave a hospital last December. A Blountstown, Florida police officer was cleared of all charges related to the death of a Black woman arrested and handcuffed after refusing to leave an area hospital.
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Man Says He Was Pulled Over by Police and Woke Up Like This

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Man Says He Was Pulled Over by Police and Woke Up Like This September 9, 2014 Black Crime & Incarceration , Black News , featured , ybw 2 A Kentucky man says the gruesome pictures of his face stem from excessive force used by police during a traffic stop. Yakie Armstrong tells WDRB that he has filed a lawsuit against the Shively Police Department over the incident . “When I got out the car , ‘he said get back in the car,” saidArmstrong. “Next thing I know, I am waking up in the hospital...
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If Endurance, Survival Are the Measures, Black People Are the REAL Superheroes

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If Endurance, Survival Are the Measures, Black People Are the REAL Superheroes By ABS Staff - December 11, 2016 0 620 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter (Pug50/Flickr) When I was a girl back in the ’60s, I was fixated on clothes, boys, soul music and superheroes. I had misplaced anger, too. I was actually angry at my own Black people. I thought we should have already overcome. I grew tired as a teenager in Mississippi of having to address (and live) racism. My young mind wondered why Batman...
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Douglas County was created originally to honor Frederick Douglass

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Douglas County was created originally to honor Frederick Douglass By: Aungelique Proctor POSTED: FEB 28 2017 09:36PM EST UPDATED: MAR 01 2017 01:06AM EST DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Many people do not know Douglas County in Georgia was originally named for abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The county, 30 miles west of Atlanta, is exploding with growth and its demographics are changing. In fact, the county's 140,000 residents just elected its first ever African-American commission chair. Dr. Ramona...
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New Trial Sought for SC Boy George Stinney, 14, Executed in 1944

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New Trial Sought for SC Boy George Stinney, 14, Executed in 1944 November 9, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 5 George Junius Stinney was allegedly tricked into signing a confession with an ice cream cone AFRICANGLOBE – Supporters of a 14-year-old Black boy executed in 1944 for killing two White girls are asking a South Carolina judge to take the unheard-of move of granting him a new trial in hopes he will be cleared of the charges. George Stinney was...
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Ku Klux Klan Raid[The Only Difference Is They Did Not Burn The Black Family Alive While They Slept

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Brooklyn DA launches investigation into dad who died after letting cops in house; suspected cellphone thief arrested Stephon Foster, 16, was arrested in connection with the phone theft, just after the Brooklyn District Attorney announced a probe in the death of Carlos Alcis. Alcis' family says he was literally frightened to death when the police barged into his home looking for the bandit, while a witness and NYPD tell a different story. Comments (40) By Rocco Parascandola , Kerry Burke AND...
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Why the Nazi Regime Saw U.S. Jim Crow Laws as Inspiration for Its Own Racist Laws

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Why the Nazi Regime Saw U.S. Jim Crow Laws as Inspiration for Its Own Racist Laws By Tanasia Kenney - December 19, 2016 0 762 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter There’s a reason why the discriminatory Nuremberg Laws imposed upon German Jews by the Nazi Regime bear a striking resemblance to the segregation laws of America: The Nazis studied them for inspiration. A new book authored by Yale Law Professor James Q. Whitman details how leading lawyers in Nazi Germany used U.S. race laws to create...
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White Man Who Made Racist Facebook Postings Shoots Black Police Chief in Okla. Four Times And Is Allowed to Walk Free

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White Man Who Made Racist Facebook Postings Shoots Black Police Chief in Okla. Four Times And Is Allowed to Walk Free January 18, 2015 | Posted by Nick Chiles Tagged With: dallas horton released , police chief louis ross , police shooter dallas horton , sentinel oklahoma Dallas Horton You may have to sit down before hearing about this latest police shooting. A Black police chief in Oklahoma was shot four times—three times in the chest and once in the arm—on Thursday morning by a white...
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Rosa Lee Ingram and Sons

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Ingram, Rosa Lee (b? -1980) Rosa Lee Ingram and Sons Image Ownership: Public Domain When Rosa Lee Ingram and her two sons received the death penalty in 1948 for murdering a white landowner in rural Georgia, civil rights activists from across the nation rushed to her defense. The Ingram case represented an example of the emerging Cold War politics of racial protest and helped trigger local challenges to Jim Crow in the southwest corner of Georgia. In November 1947, Ingram was working on the...
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Shielded From Justice: Officers in Tamir Rice Case Allowed to Give Written, Unsworn Statements to Grand Jury, as Family Calls for Prosecutor to Step Down

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Shielded From Justice: Officers in Tamir Rice Case Allowed to Give Written, Unsworn Statements to Grand Jury, as Family Calls for Prosecutor to Step Down In Cleveland, a grand jury has been impaneled in the case of Tamir Rice, 12, who was fatally shot by police while holding a toy gun in a playground. As part of the process to determine whether the officers will face prosecution in the case, two police officers involved in the Rice killing provided written statements to the county...
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Stand Your Ground Is About To Get Even Worse In Florida

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Stand Your Ground Is About To Get Even Worse In Florida BY NICOLE FLATOW ON APRIL 3, 2014 AT 5:03 PM Share this: Share on email 12-year-old Jaylen Reese marches to protest Zimmerman’s verdict. CREDIT: AP PHOTO/DAVID GOLDMAN Attempts to roll back any of the Florida Stand Your Ground law’s most incendiary elements have foundered more than two years after the death of Trayvon Martin. But a bill to expand the law passed Thursday, mere months after it was introduced . The National Rifle...
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Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir Rice Case, Laws on the Books Have Been Designed to Uphold White Supremacy, Keep Black People Oppressed

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Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir Rice Case, Laws on the Books Have Been Designed to Uphold White Supremacy, Keep Black People Oppressed Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed? Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome emanating from the grand jury decision not to indict the Cleveland police officers in the killing of Tamir Rice, it is this: The road to reform is paved with the vision of new laws to...
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A Tale of Two Cities: What Minneapolis and Paris Taught Me About the Value of Black Lives

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A Tale of Two Cities: What Minneapolis and Paris Taught Me About the Value of Black Lives December 10, 2015 | Posted by ABS Staff Tagged With: #prayforparis , All Lives Matter Racist , Black American citizens , Black Lives Matter Racist , Black Lives White Lives , minneapolis , paris A police officer sprays a liquid towards demonstrators at the Minneapolis Police Department 4th Precinct building last month. By LaSha I walked into my office the Monday after the attacks in Paris. No sooner had...
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Jim Crow At It's "Finest"

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The Real Afrikan Truth IN OTHER NEWS…. TWO Black Women Brandy Hamilton and Alexandria Randle were on their way home from the beach when they got pulled over by some Brazoria County police officers. The officer had forced a search because he “claims" he had "suspicions" of Marijuana use. After searching the whole vehicle for weed he found NOTHING. "The male officer, his words verbatim were, ‘We’re gonna get familiar with your womanly parts,’" Brandy Hamilton said. He then appointed the a...
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Jailed for Life for Stealing a $159 Jacket? 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Crimes

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Jailed for Life for Stealing a $159 Jacket? 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Crimes A shocking new study by the American Civil Liberties Union has found that more than 3,200 people nationwide are serving life terms without parole for nonviolent offenses. Of those prisoners, 80 percent are behind bars for drug-related convictions. Sixty-five percent are African-American, 18 percent are white, and 16 percent are Latino — evidence of what the ACLU calls "extreme racial...
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Black Man Found Not Guilty of Crime, Still Sentenced to 7 Years In Prison

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Black Man Found Not Guilty of Crime, Still Sentenced to 7 Years In Prison Michael Harriot Today 2:00pm Filed to: NEWS 29.5K 125 26 @wcnc via Twitter screenshot In today’s example of how the American justice system treats black bodies, we take a look at Ramad Chatman, a 24-year-old man who was found not guilty by a jury of his peers but will serve seven years in prison because ... Come on, you know why. Read the first two words of the headline again. According to The Independent , in 2012...
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Free Marissa Alexander. Stop Angela Corey.

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Free Marissa Alexander. Stop Angela Corey. After receiving national attention for failing to secure murder convictions for the killers of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, Florida State Attorney Angela Corey now wants to send Marissa Alexander — a domestic violence survivor and Black mother of three — to prison for the rest of her life. As long as Angela Corey remains at her post, Florida's criminal justice system will continue to fail Black folks. Please join us in calling on Governor Rick...
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Florida lawmakers agree to hearings on 'Stand Your Ground' law

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Florida lawmakers agree to hearings on 'Stand Your Ground' law in Share 0 Share this Email Print Related News Most Americans favor 'Stand Your Ground' laws: Poll Fri, Aug 2 2013 George Zimmerman pulled over by Texas police, warned for speeding Wed, Jul 31 2013 Changing Florida's Stand Your Ground law a tough hill to climb Wed, Jul 31 2013 Obama administration declares new voter rights strategy Thu, Jul 25 2013 Trayvon Martin's parents lead protests over Zimmerman verdict Sat, Jul 20 2013...
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Mostly-White Ohio Suburb Fighting To Prevent Mostly-Black Bus-Riders From Entering Community

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Mostly-White Ohio Suburb Fighting To Prevent Mostly-Black Bus-Riders From Entering Community By Scott Keyes on August 6, 2013 at 2:21 pm CREDIT: Dayton Daily News A lily-white Ohio suburb is doing everything it can, including risking millions in federal highway funding, to keep mostly minority bus-riders from a nearby city from entering their community. The showdown began in 2010 when the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority proposed adding three new bus stops in Beavercreek, a largely...
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N.O.W. Joins Marissa Alexander Supporters Urge Governor to Suspend Angela Corey

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US News & World Report Marissa Alexander Supporters Urge Governor to Suspend Angela Corey Feminist leader endorses Color of Change push for intervention. Florida State Attorney Angela Corey, left, is seeking a 60-year prison sentence for Marissa Alexander . Protesters outside her Jacksonville, Fla., office, pictured at right, urged her to resign on July 20, 2013. By Steven Nelson March 19, 2014 2 Comments SHARE The national advocacy group Color of Change is asking Gov. Rick Scott,...
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Here's the Conservative Playbook for Tearing Down Black Lives Matter

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Here's the Conservative Playbook for Tearing Down Black Lives Matter —By Brandon Ellington Patterson | Fri Sep. 4, 2015 6:00 AM ED Protesters demonstrate at a Black Lives Matter rally. Fibonnaci Blue /Flickr In the wake of last Friday's murder of a Harris County, Texas, police deputy , Fox News pundits have bent over backward to find a way to connect the killing to the Black Lives Matter movement. A guest on the Fox talk show The Five on Monday called the movement a "criminal organization,"...
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Chicago Chief Judge Orders Free Access To Lawyers Early In Criminal Justice Process

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Chicago Chief Judge Orders Free Access To Lawyers Early In Criminal Justice Process Legal aid groups complain that the Chicago police often block suspects’ access to a lawyer before questioning. Written By Nigel Roberts Posted 12 hours ago 232 READS 20 5 C ook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans signed an order Tuesday that grants suspects in Chicago police custody free access to an attorney before their bail hearing, the Chicago Tribune reports. The U.S. Constitution and Illinois law already...
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Changing the Guard in Black America

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Black Agenda Report Changing the Guard in Black America Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:30 Black Misleadership Class After Ferguson Obamarama by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “The Obama administration is determined to escalate and expand the national counter-insurgency police mission begun in the late Sixties in response to the Black Liberation Movement.” The “miracle” that so many Black Americans wept with joy to behold in January, 2009, has evaporated in totally predictable...
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Going Beyond the Bullet: Grand Jury’s Decision in Michael Brown Shooting Takes Aim at the Psyche of the Black Community

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Going Beyond the Bullet: Grand Jury’s Decision in Michael Brown Shooting Takes Aim at the Psyche of the Black Community November 25, 2014 | Posted by Taylor Gordon Lesley McSpadden (wearing sunglasses), the mother of Michael Brown, consoled after hearing verdict As Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson walks away a free man, members of the Black community are left feeling like an “endangered species”—while it seems America’s so-called justice system has continued to empower white officers...
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LAPD ‘Justified’ in Shooting of Homeless Black Man, Activists Frustrated with DA’s Lack of Action

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LAPD ‘Justified’ in Shooting of Homeless Black Man, Activists Frustrated with DA’s Lack of Action February 3, 2016 | Posted by Manny Otiko Tagged With: Black Lives Matters freeway protest , homeless man shot on Skid Row , lapd , Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey , Los Angeles Police Department shootings , police chief charlie beck LAPD officers tackle Charly “Africa” Keunang. Keunang was shot dead by officers on March 1, 2015. A Los Angeles Police Commission has cleared...
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Texas Bill Would Allow Teachers To Shoot and Kill Students Without Consequence

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Texas Bill Would Allow Teachers To Shoot and Kill Students Without Consequence January 30, 2015 | Posted by Curtis Bunn Sign that the Apocalypse is upon us : Texas is considering a bill that would allow teachers to use “deadly force” against students in the classroom . In one sense, it’s only the warped natural progression in that state— it already permits teachers to carry guns in the classroom . But Texas Republican representative Dan Flynn ’s proposal takes it to a preposterous level.
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U.S. Imprisons Blacks At Rates Higher Than South Africa During Apartheid

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U.S. Imprisons Blacks At Rates Higher Than South Africa During Apartheid December 12, 2014 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff America has created a system of mass incarceration that Hitler himself would admire AFRICANGLOBE – The primary debate over race in this country seems to be whether the country needs to have a debate at all. Polls show white and Black Americans have markedly different views of where the problems lie. New York Times columnist Nicholas...
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Why are Wealthy White Communities Forming Their Own School Districts?

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Why are Wealthy White Communities Forming Their Own School Districts? By David Love - July 12, 2017 Educational segregation is not a thing of the past but rather is alive and well more than six decades since the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education. Back then, Jim Crow segregation created separate and unequal education, and dictated that white public schools would receive more resources. Today, race and economics intersect as wealthy white communities are forming their...
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WITNESSES: POLICE LET K-9 MAUL HANDCUFFED UNCONSCIOUS MAN’S FACE AS THEY BEAT HIM TO DEATH

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WITNESSES: POLICE LET K-9 MAUL HANDCUFFED UNCONSCIOUS MAN’S FACE AS THEY BEAT HIM TO DEATH “They punched him, stomped him, kicked him and then they let the dog out of the car" Image Credits: Tracie Hall, Flickr by JOSIE WALES | FREE THOUGHT PROJECT | APRIL 1, 2015 22 42 0 Phillip White, of Cumberland County NJ, died yesterday in custody after being beaten in the street by two Vineland police officers. Police were arresting White at a home on the 100 block of Grape Street when witnesses say...
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Complete — New Law Makes Schoolyard Fights a Felony

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School-to-Prison Pipeline Complete — New Law Makes Schoolyard Fights a Felony e 149 Tweet 187 11 Reddit 16 121 Email image: http://thefreethoughtproject.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/school-to-prison-pipeline.jpg On January 1, 2017, the state of Missouri will implement a public school policy sure to accelerate the descent into police state dystopia. The Hazelwood School District put out a memo to parents and guardians stating that, according to Missouri statute, fights at school or on buses...
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Restorative Justice Series | BRAVE NEW FILMS

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Restorative Justice Series Our criminal justice system is supposed to make us safer – but we all know that it’s not. And who knows that the most? Crime survivors. There is a myth in this country that we incarcerate people who commit crimes because that is what survivors want. But survivors of all backgrounds want a much wider array of solutions than those offered in our current punitive system, which only creates a revolving door of crime and recidivism. Part one of this two-part series Why...
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When A Black Man Has No Rights

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When A Black Man Has No Rights July 22, 2013 | Filed under: Editorial , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 8 The Supreme Court has recently struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act AFRICANGLOBE – “A Black man has no rights which the White man is bound to respect.” — Sup. Ct. C.J. Roger Taney, Dred Scott Decision, 1857 On March 6, 1857, Chief Justice Roger Taney and the United States Supreme Court put into words what America had been putting into practice for centuries. He stated...
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WATCH: Florida Man Threatened With Jail Time For Walking While Black [And For Not Having A "Plantation Pass"]

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WATCH: Florida Man Threatened With Jail Time For Walking While Black Devonte Shipman, 21, only crossed the street without identification before his freedom became an issue. Written By NewsOne Staff Posted 15 hours ago 1.59K READS 342 32 A Black man was stopped and questioned by a Jacksonville sheriff’s officer last week for walking while Black, or walking without identification, reports the Miami Herald . J.S. Bolen , who is White, targeted Devonte Shipman , 21, for jaywalking. Video of the...
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Racist images, Jim Crow, and monkeys

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TUE DEC 03, 2013 AT 12:59 PM PST Black Kos, Tuesday's Chile by Black Kos Email 760 Comments / 760 New Thomas Rice Playing Jim Crow in Blackface, New York City, 1833 Racist images, Jim Crow, and monkeys Commentary by Black Kos Editor Denise Oliver Velez There has been a lot of discussion recently on Daily Kos about racism, and racist imagery, relating to depictions and critiques of President Obama. Those discussions have continued, once again, on the Black Kos community front porch. Clearly,...
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Pinellas film producers revisit 1952 Live Oak slaying

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Pinellas film producers revisit 1952 Live Oak slaying From left, producer Hilary Saltzman, executive producer Kitty Potapow and producer Jude Hagin are teaming up to make the first documentary on Ruby McCollum, a black woman who killed a white state senator in 1952. JUDE HAGIN By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: November 28, 2014 | Updated: November 29, 2014 at 01:04 PM Ruby McCollum This is the front page of the Suwanee Democrat newspaper after the slaying. In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the...
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Another White Rapist Walks Free After Sodomizing Disabled Black Teen

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Another White Rapist Walks Free After Sodomizing Disabled Black Teen By Editorial_Staff - Dec 20, 2016 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter John R.K. Howard is just the latest in a string of white rapists who are allowed to rape and then go free by the American court system. AFRICANGLOBE -The white ringleader of a horrific sexual assault of a mentally disabled Black teen will avoid jail time and escape classification as a sex offender after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. John R.K. Howard...
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Anti-Rape Activism Catalyst Recy Taylor Passes Away At The Age Of 97

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Anti-Rape Activism Catalyst Recy Taylor Passes Away At The Age Of 97 Twitter RACHAELL DAVIS Dec, 29, 2017 Recy Taylor, who's life story inspired the movement to end the racially motivated rape of Black women during the Jim Crow Era Black, has passed away at the age of 97. Taylor became a catalyst in the movement to put an end to the racially-motivated rape and mistreatment of Black women following her own sexual assault at the hands of six white men in 1944 . While walking home from church,...
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