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The War On Black People and Poor People In America Continues

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<dl><dt> Michelle Singletary </dt><dd>Columnist</dd></dl> Schools shouldn’t fine tardy students or their parents Text Size Print E-mail Reprints By Michelle Singletary , Published: March 7 Money is not the answer to everything. For example, consider the trend of schools forcing families to pay fines for various infractions such as not getting their children to class on time. It’s counterproductive, and the fines often hit people who can least afford them.
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Fox News analyst tells Tea Party group he can lead a military coup against Obama

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Fox News analyst tells Tea Party group he can lead a military coup against Obama By Travis Gettys Monday, January 27, 2014 13:37 EST Topics: Paul Vallely ♦ tea party ♦ Tea Party Patriots Steal this story ... LEGALLY A retired Army general and Fox News analyst told a Tea Party group that he would lead a military coup against the U.S. government, if only reluctantly. Paul Vallely, a retired major general and senior military analyst for the conservative news channel, told the Surprise, Arizona,...
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"Pre-Crimes" Sentencing

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SERIOUSLY: Will Texas Execute a Man for Being Black? March 17, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 24 Texas argued that the fact that Mr. Buck is Black increases the possibility of him being violent in the future AFRICANGLOBE – Duane Buck is guilty of murder. Of that, there is no question. In 1995 he shot and killed his then-girlfriend as well as her male companion in her Houston, Texas, apartment. Not surprisingly, in execution-prone Texas, Buck was...
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Re: THIS DEMON; THIS MONSTER; THIS SADISTIC PSYCHOPATH, THIS [BROWN] WHITE-BOOT LICKER, SHOULD BE IN PRISON--FOR LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE

Norland ·
Probably suffering from J. Edgar Hoover Syndrome. Hates blacks; meanwhile there's a whole black family of hers going, "Would you look at that *itch?" They're on-looking; shaking her family tree, so she takes it out on her BLACK SIDE.
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Re: THIS DEMON; THIS MONSTER; THIS SADISTIC PSYCHOPATH, THIS [BROWN] WHITE-BOOT LICKER, SHOULD BE IN PRISON--FOR LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE

sunnubian ·
Tell Anita Alvarez to resign Recently, officials released graphic video of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times last October. Now, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has charged Officer Van Dyke with 1st degree murder — the first time in 30 years that a Chicago police officer is facing criminal charges for an on-duty shooting. Officials, including State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, have known about Laquan’s murder for over a year now, and there...
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Re: THIS DEMON; THIS MONSTER; THIS SADISTIC PSYCHOPATH, THIS [BROWN] WHITE-BOOT LICKER, SHOULD BE IN PRISON--FOR LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE

sunnubian ·
Remove Anita Alvarez - Cook County State's Attorney's Office From Office 5 SUPPORTERS BY : Sean Williams TARGET : If you live in Cook County Il 5 1,000 we've got 5 supporters , help us get to 1,000 Anita Alvarez held evidence, then when Cook County Judge Franklin Valderrama, made the video public, Anita then charged officer Jason Van Dyke on murder charges in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. She should be removed from office immediately. As Cook County citizens and taxpayers we...
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Re: THIS DEMON; THIS MONSTER; THIS SADISTIC PSYCHOPATH, THIS [BROWN] WHITE-BOOT LICKER, SHOULD BE IN PRISON--FOR LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE

GoodMan ·
And this is why I be like...don't mess with them Hispanics, they have no remorse.
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No Money, No Problem: New Bill Aims to End Cash Bail System

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No Money, No Problem: New Bill Aims to End Cash Bail System Lawmakers want to end the two-tiered system of justice for those who can and can't afford to bail themselves out. (Photo: James Benet/Getty Images) FEB 24, 2016Rebecca McCray is a staff writer covering social justice. She is based in New York. Bio As a bipartisan criminal sentencing reform effort awaits action from Congress, lawmakers added to their list of considerations on Wednesday. Hoping to shift states away from the...
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Trump's Voter Suppression Commission Makes a Chilling Request of All 50 States

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Trump's Voter Suppression Commission Makes a Chilling Request of All 50 States Anne Branigin Yesterday 5:34pm Filed to: VOTING RIGHTS 15.8K 80 9 Image via Getty Voting rights advocates who worry that President Trump’s “Commission on Election Integrity” is a thinly-disguised ploy to enact massive voter suppression in America will be alarmed by a letter the administration sent to election officials in all states yesterday. Jessica Huseman, a senior reporting fellow with ProPublica, tweeted out...
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Judge Rules Florida’s Revised Stand Your Ground Law Unconstitutional

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Judge Rules Florida’s Revised Stand Your Ground Law Unconstitutional By Tanasia Kenney - July 4, 2017 Miami-Dade Judge Milton Hirsch ruled that revisions to the Stand Your Ground law were procedural, meaning the state Supreme Court only had the right to make them. (Photo by Roberto Koltun/Miami Herald) An updated version of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law requiring prosecutors to disprove a defendant’s self-defense case at pretrial hearings has been ruled unconstitutional. Miami-Dade...
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BOBBY RUSH HAS LOST HIS DAMN MIND! : TRACE Act: Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush’s COVID-19 Bill, HR 6666

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TRACE Act: Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush’s COVID-19 Bill, HR 6666, Sparks Backlash By Talis Shelbourne Updated May 11, 2020 at 10:24am Wikimedia Commons Bobby Rush Illinois U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush’s $100 billion grant program proposed in the H.R. 6666 TRACE bill has sparked a backlash from those who believe it would be unconstitutional . Rush introduced the H.R. 6666 TRACE Act (formally known as the COVID-19 Testing, Reaching and Contracting Everyone Act) on May 1. The Act would create grants...
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10,000 Online Archives to Confirm What Many Already Knew About Chicago Police’s History of Torturing Black Men

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10,000 Online Archives to Confirm What Many Already Knew About Chicago Police’s History of Torturing Black Men By Brianna Cox - October 29, 2016 image via wikipedia.org During the summer of 1984 , Philip Adkins heard a knock on his door early in the morning. It was the Chicago Police Department , and they were there to arrest him. In the hours that followed, the physical violence began. According to court records, “without warning one of [the police officers] slugged” Adkins while he was...
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THE UNCONSTITUTIONAL CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT PIPELINE TO PRISON FOR BLACK PEOPLE

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Clemency for Angela C. Wright Tolesha Poston Jonesboro, GA My best friend’s promising future died the day she got involved with cocaine. When that horrible decision caught up with her, she was buried alive. Sentenced to 30 years and 4 months in 2007 as a first time nonviolent offender, her identity is now inmate #12118-017 . She was born Angela Chrishawna Wright and raised in a Christian home, excelled in school, and had a promising future until she started dating a man who sold cocaine.
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Justifiable Homicide: Black youth in peril, 'An Executive Decision' -Part 2 Continued

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Justifiable Homicide: Black youth in peril, 'An Executive Decision' -Part 2 Continued BY THE HONORABLE MINISTER LOUIS FARRAKHAN | LAST UPDATED: SEP 30, 2014 - 11:59:30 AM What's your opinion on this article? [Editor’s note: On November 4, 2007, live via a national webcast from Mosque Maryam in Chicago, Illinois, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan continued his series speaking to Black, Red and Brown youth about the plans and aims of the wise of the United States of America to destroy...
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Have you been PURGED? GEORGIA VOTERS - YOU MUST CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION!!!!

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Have you been PURGED? Georgia Voters – you MUST check this NOW Greg Palast in Atlanta In response to my threat of a federal law suit, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has coughed up the names and addresses of every one of the half million voters he cancelled off the registration rolls in 2017. One in ten voters – disappeared WITHOUT NOTICE. Look up your name or those you know, with the zip code. We'll send back you entire registration address. If that's you (or a former address of...
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WHEN IN THE HELL ARE BLACK PEOPLE GOING TO START TEACHING THIER CHILDREN ABOUT PSYCHOTIC RACISTS????????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Investigation Launched As Outrage Grows Over White Referee Forcing a Black New Jersey Wrestler To Cut His Locks By Daryl Nelson - December 22, 2018 A referee from New Jersey is not allowed to work any new matches as an investigation began over his actions to force a Black high school student to cut his dreadlocks before a match. Andrew Johnson was moments away from facing an opponent before referee Alan Maloney said in order for the teen to continue he would need to cut his hair. Despite...
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Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government!

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Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Tell Tech CEOs: Stop Selling Surveillance Software to the Government! Agencies like the FBI, ICE, and several local police departments are using facial recognition technology that’s being supplied to them by tech companies like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft. Facial recognition is not a neutral technology. Academic research has already shown that facial...
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PETITIONS WE ALL SHOULD BE SIGNING

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PETITIONS WE ALL SHOULD BE SIGNING: Support Microsoft Employees Who Refuse War Work A global coalition of Microsoft employees is refusing to work on military weaponry. Sign your name in support of their moral stance. Free Chelsea Manning AGAIN! Chelsea Manning continues to defend freedom of speech and the press heroically. She should be freed immediately. Sign the petition. Become a Co-Signer of the Raise the Wage Act of 2019 The newly introduced “Raise the Wage Act of 2019” would raise the...
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Civil Asset Forfeiture is The New Stop and Frisk, as Oklahoma Study Reveals Two-Thirds of Cash Seizures by Police Come From Blacks, Other Minorities

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Civil Asset Forfeiture is The New Stop and Frisk, as Oklahoma Study Reveals Two-Thirds of Cash Seizures by Police Come From Blacks, Other Minorities People of color are being fleeced by law enforcement and the criminal justice system. The public began to pay more attention to the practice in places such as Ferguson, Missouri, where the courts and police preyed upon Black residents through court fines and fees. The exploitative system became a substantial revenue generator for the...
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ACLU Lawsuit Accuses a Washington County of Running a ‘Debtor’s Prison’

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ACLU Lawsuit Accuses a Washington County of Running a ‘Debtor’s Prison’ October 7, 2015 | Posted by Manny Otiko http://atlantablackstar.com/ The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against a Washington county , who they accuse of running a debtor’s prison . The ACLU accuses Benton County of jailing offenders who cannot pay fines without accounting for their financial situation. “ Benton County is operating a well-oiled machine specifically designed to wring money out of...
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Modern Day 'Slave' Patrols and the Ongoing Legacy of Police Terrorizing African/Black Communities

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Modern Day 'Slave' Patrols and the Ongoing Legacy of Police Terrorizing African/Black Communities Submitted by Solomon Comissiong on Tue, 07/19/2016 - 17:56 police brutality by Solomon Comissiong The U.S. system of mass Black incarceration cannot reformed, but must be dismantled, root and branch. “The job of the police force in predominately African/black communities is to make sure those communities are contained and kept in a state of constant fear and terror.” Modern Day 'Slave' Patrols...
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THIS DEMON; THIS MONSTER; THIS SADISTIC PSYCHOPATH, THIS [BROWN] WHITE-BOOT LICKER, SHOULD BE IN PRISON--FOR LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE

sunnubian ·
The Shockingly Vile Conduct Of Anita Alvarez, Chicago’s Head Prosecutor By Editorial_Staff - Dec 2, 2015 Anita Alvarez is a monster who has the blood of the innocent on her hands AFRICANGLOBE – Over the next year I’ll be writing about the prosecutors up for election in 2016. Some of them have been tyrants in office—breaking laws, over prosecuting, and doing whatever they can to secure a conviction. I’m starting with one of the very worst ones: Anita Alvarez. And because she’s been so...
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84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police

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84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police By Ricky Riley - August 29, 2016 An 84-year-old Muskogee, Oklahoma woman was pepper sprayed and wrongfully arrested by police on Aug. 7. According to FOX 23 , homeowner Geneva Smith walked out of her room after officers entered her home without a warrant. FOX 23 reports that Smith’s son ran a stop sign and drove to her home. Last Friday, the Muskogee Police Department released cam footage showing the...
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US prosecutor slammed over Tamir Rice ruling

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US prosecutor slammed over Tamir Rice ruling Home US Human Rights Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:36AM Tamir Rice, 12, was killed by police while playing with a pellet gun at a playground in Cleveland last November. (AFP) A US prosecutor’s decision in justifying the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old African American boy in 2014 has sparked outrage. The Ohio prosecutor's handling of the Tamir Rice killing while he was playing with a replica pistol was criticized by activists on Sunday. The...
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Lawsuit Says Another Missouri City Was Funding Itself By Fining Residents for Sagging Pants, Mismatched Curtains And Other Petty Claims

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Lawsuit Says Another Missouri City Was Funding Itself By Fining Residents for Sagging Pants, Mismatched Curtains And Other Petty Claims November 6, 2015 | Posted by Manny Otiko Tagged With: black residents targeted with fines , darren wilson , Death of Michael Brown , ferguson , Justice Department investigation , missouri , Pagedale excessive fines Valarie Whitner displays some of the tickets that have been written to her and her partner, Vincent Blount, by the city of Pagedale. (David...
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Your local police can tap your cell phone from anywhere. We're calling on the FCC to ban phone Stingrays

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Your local police can tap your cell phone from anywhere. We're calling on the FCC to ban phone Stingrays. Thanks for taking action! Please share this page! SHARE THIS TWEET THIS Demand Progress will contact you with campaign updates. Privacy Policy WHAT ARE STINGRAYS? Cell Site Simulators, or Stingrays, are small devices that mimic cell towers to intercept any cell phone signals within range. Essentially, the device pretends to be a cellphone tower for your phone company, but really it's...
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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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Privacy Alert: Police Have Device That Allows Them To ‘See’ Inside Your Home

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Privacy Alert: Police Have Device That Allows Them To ‘See’ Inside Your Home January 21, 2015 | Posted by Curtis Bunn As if the relationship with law enforcement was not strained enough, now comes the news that agencies have a device that allows them to determine if someone is inside his private home through the walls —in effect spying through the walls into residences . Talk about invasion of privacy … Hardly anyone noticed this groundbreaking technology was released, but at least 50 law...
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Common Dreams

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Published on Friday, September 18, 2015 by Common Dreams New Orleans Running 'Modern Debtors Prison,' Lawsuit Charges Judges, city officials, and others charged with building "illegal, unconstitutional and unjust" criminal court system by Nadia Prupis, staff writer 0 Comments New Orleans' poorest residents are being forced to pay funds or be jailed indefinitely, the lawsuit claims. (Photo: Edward Corpuz /flickr/cc) A federal class action lawsuit filed Thursday in Louisiana says Orleans...
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Re: 84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police

Norland ·
These white folks have no respect for our age, for us, for nothing. Had the shoe been on the other foot and a black cop blah, blah, blah, he'd have been fired or cremated alive in his squad car. I can't even IMAGINE what pepper spray does to your eyes, inhaling that shit. Cops run stop signs, will run YOU over if they're in a fuckin' hurry to kill someone. Sue those creeps Mother Smith. God Bless you. Elder Rahson Delay called white folks The Flintstones today, and I almost passed out from...
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Re: 84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police

sunnubian ·
The article says, ". . . a female officer tases Smith . . ." A woman her age could have died from being tased. Only a terrorist would hide behind a cop's uniform to violate the Constitution of the United States of America , and an American citizen's Civil Rights , by kicking in an 84 year old woman 's door without a warrant . Only a psychopath would tase an 84 year old woman.
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Re: 84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police

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Re: 84-Year-Old Oklahoma Woman Will Take Legal Action After Being Pepper Sprayed by Police
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Re: 10,000 Online Archives to Confirm What Many Already Knew About Chicago Police’s History of Torturing Black Men

Kocolicious ·
Next? The rest of the states in America that probably have the same data buried somewhere. Sounds to me....targeting us has been a plan for many many years. But!
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Re: Trump's Voter Suppression Commission Makes a Chilling Request of All 50 States

Kocolicious ·
Boy, he's playing every trick in the book...except that tricks are for kids. And he's being busted left and right, And he's not gonna stop until someone is brave enough to stop it for him. But I pick and choose what I will watch about him. Cuz it is all propaganda...to distract what he's really doing. On the streets in my neighborhood, I'm happy to report everyone is on alert and unafraid. Many realize that we are the ones we got. Everyone else has bailed out. So everytime I hear about him...
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Re: Civil Asset Forfeiture is The New Stop and Frisk, as Oklahoma Study Reveals Two-Thirds of Cash Seizures by Police Come From Blacks, Other Minorities

Momentum ·
And the fact is, white people do and sell most of the drugs especially in a state like Oklahoma, Kansas any mid western red state. Hell any state in the union. LOL
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Re: Civil Asset Forfeiture is The New Stop and Frisk, as Oklahoma Study Reveals Two-Thirds of Cash Seizures by Police Come From Blacks, Other Minorities

Norland ·
Who the hell can afford to go to Afghanistan to get the drugs in the first damn place?? White folks buy the drugs and guns, disperse them into black neighborhoods, black men think they're going to get wealthy, get caught up by the White man Cops and get thrown in the White Men Gorilla Cages, making white men all kinds of military shit, furniture, whatever makes this country happy and wealthy for 25 cents a year pay, till death do them part. Meanwhile, White men count their money they make...
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Re: US prosecutor slammed over Tamir Rice ruling

Norland ·
Shoot one of their 12 year old fellas and see what happens to y.o.u. Nighty-nite.
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Re: Modern Day 'Slave' Patrols and the Ongoing Legacy of Police Terrorizing African/Black Communities

Norland ·
If white men weren't so in fear of retaliation, they'd let up a tad, maybe. They'd never have to have Slave Patrols if their weak, frail, fragile asses could have picked their own stolen cotton. Getting Africans to perform the chores under force, shows how damn INSANE they truly always have been. How long are Natives of the Country supposed to live on Reservations? How many treaties did they NOT honor?? Who are these peep? Are they peeps? Who says and where's the proof??? By the appearance...
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Re: Modern Day 'Slave' Patrols and the Ongoing Legacy of Police Terrorizing African/Black Communities

Momentum ·
"The U.S. system of mass Black incarceration cannot reformed, but must be dismantled, root and branch. “The job of the police force in predominately African/black communities is to make sure those communities are contained and kept in a state of constant fear and terror.”" We were brought here as slaves for a reason to be exploited by capitalism. Now that industry does not need many workers anymore, who is selected to be left out? It's obvious. The prison industrial complex and the law...
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BREONNA TAYLOR'S MURDER TIED TO LOUISVILLE GENTRIFICATION PLANS

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Breonna Taylor lawsuit claims no-knock warrant was part of Louisville gentrification plan A demonstrator holds a painting of Breonna Taylor during a protest near the Seattle Police Departments East Precinct on June 7, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Earlier in the evening, a suspect drove into the crowd of protesters and shot one person, which happened after a day of peaceful protests across the city. (David Ryder/Getty Images) Breonna Taylor lawsuit claims no-knock warrant was part of...
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