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Re: The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

sunnubian ·
Powers of the President of the United States "The President of the United States has numerous powers, including those explicitly granted by Article II of the United States Constitution , implied powers , powers granted by Acts of Congress , and the influence and soft power that comes from being President of the United States of America . The Constitution explicitly assigns to the president the power to sign or veto legislation , command the armed forces , ask for the written opinion of his...
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Re: The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

Momentum ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: Powers of the President of the United States "The President of the United States has numerous powers, including those explicitly granted by Article II of the United States Constitution , implied powers , powers granted by Acts of Congress , and the influence and soft power that comes from being President of the United States of America . The Constitution explicitly assigns to the president the power to sign or veto legislation , command the armed forces , ask...
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Re: The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

DennisKalita ·
As said, Abu Ghraib mentality is in effect. What you do there , you end up doing here . That's why torture is a crime. Agree, POTUS needs to thaw out and make a move.
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Re: The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

Norland ·
God, this is terrible. Animals in the zoo don't get treated as Black men do in prison. You're out of the reach of your entire family and in the hands of people who have nothing but hatred towards you and they utilize it, because no one's going to stop them. White people can call us whatever, say whatever about us, but there's NO ONE ON THE PLANET as savage and brutal as they. They are like rabid dogs against our asses. 40 years of solitary confinement was given to a man. 5 minutes of...
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Re: The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

Norland ·
POTUS is the President of the United States, and he's closely watched. He has to be careful how he takes care of our people. White folks are NEVER going to allow Black folks to walk beside them as equals. Anyone who thinks otherwise is talking with the ancestors right now. There's something wrong in the head of the Hairy Pink Whites. Did you see Sean Morton Downey, Jr., last night?? He and Donald Trump could have been brothers. When I was small I used to hear his father on the radio. His...
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Re: The End of Encryption? NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts

Momentum ·
Anything with an IP is so easy to track and technology is really being used to monitor us. Heck if I do a little online window shopping ads having those items I was looking at show up all the time on various websites I visit. Our privacy is being eroded, if you have a cell phone you can't hide, you can be easily tracked. Location technology is in our cars, our computers, our cell phones and if and when this government becomes more far right, more fascist they will try to completely eliminate...
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Re: The End of Encryption? NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts

Norland ·
I believe white people want to experience all the best things life has to offer at the expense of all the people of color of the world with the black man leading the pact. They'd like us to disappear altogether by any means necessary and they're working on it.
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Public Citizen Goes After Citizens United

sunnubian ·
If you are having trouble viewing this message, you can view the message online . March 16, 2012 Reversing Citizens United Building Momentum Across the United States On Town Meeting Day in Vermont, at least 60 towns urged Congress to pass a constitutional amendment to restore limits on corporate campaign spending. Now, Public Citizen is launching a nationwide campaign calling upon towns, cities and states to pass resolutions “that declare public support for a constitutional amendment to...
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FYI

sunnubian ·
Home | About Us | Donate | Subscribe | Archives News & Views | 01.06.12 Featured... The Cheery Jobs Report That Isn't: Outlook Still Dismal http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/06-4 Headlines... BlackRock's Surprising Reach into the US Economy http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/06 The Toll of Austerity: Eurozone Unemployment Hits New Record http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/06-0 Florida Proposed Abortion Ban Would Put Doctors In Prison for Life...
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Bill will make it legal to indefinitely imprison people anywhere in the world without charging them or trying them, even American Citizens!!!

sunnubian ·
http://www.aclu.org/ Dear , Tell your senators to respect the Constitution and say NO to indefinite detention without charge or trial. The Senate is about to vote on an amendment that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans, and your senators need to hear from you now . Either tonight or tomorrow, there will be a vote on whether Congress will give this president — and every future president — the power to order the military to indefinitely imprison people anywhere in the world...
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FYI

sunnubian ·
Home | About Us | Donate | Subscribe | Archives News & Views | 01.04.12 Featured... States Take On Citizens United http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-0 Headlines... House Republicans Increase the Pressure on Obama Over Tar Sands Pipeline Decision http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-2 Ron Paul Would Allow ‘Open Season’ on Union Organizers http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/04-5 US Marine to Stand Trial Over 2005 Killings That Left 24 Iraqis Dead...
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America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force

sunnubian ·
Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 by TomDispatch America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force Whose security is the U.S. military and foreign service protecting? by Noam Chomsky US soldiers participating in live fire drills during NATO training in Germany. (Photo: flickr / cc / MATEUS_27:24&25) The question of how foreign policy is determined is a crucial one in world affairs. In these comments, I can only provide a few hints as to how I think the subject can be...
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Supreme Court Upholds Citizens United

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Published on Monday, June 25, 2012 by Common Dreams Supreme Court Upholds Citizens United; Tightens Corporate Stranglehold on Campaign Finance. In 5-4 decision, court strikes down Montana ban on corporate donation law, strengthening Citizens United. - Common Dreams staff In a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court has struck down (pdf) Montana's 100 year old law that banned direct corporate political campaign spending in state and local elections. The court reversed a lower court ruling, but did...
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Leaked documents reveal disturbing truths about a trade deal Obama's negotiating that could grow bigger than NAFTA

sunnubian ·
THURSDAY, JUN 14, 2012 11:26 AM EDT Trans-Pacific Partnership: Larger than NAFTA? Leaked documents reveal disturbing truths about a trade deal Obama's negotiating that could grow bigger than NAFTA BY JOSH EIDELSON TOPICS: THE LABOR MOVEMENT A cargo ship docks in New Orleans. (Credit: Reuters/Sean Gardner) President Obama campaigned in 2008 as a strong pro-labor candidate, and this year he will again. But for union activists who’ll be working hard for his reelection, a newly leaked document...
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Your top 10 Reasons should quit the Chamber

sunnubian ·
Sign the petition Your top 10 Reasons should quit the Chamber  #1 The US Chamber of Commerce argued against a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. because it might eat into corporate revenues. Source #2 The US Chamber...
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Your top 10 Reasons Google should quit the Chamber

sunnubian ·
Sign the petition Your top 10 Reasons should quit the Chamber  #1 The US Chamber of Commerce argued against a national holiday to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. because it might eat into corporate revenues. Source #2 The US Chamber...
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Help Put A Stop To Warrantless Drones Spying On Americans

sunnubian ·
https://www.aclu.org/action About Us Donate Help Put A Stop To Warrantless Drones Spying On Americans Local law enforcement agencies are planning to use cheap drone technology to conduct criminal investigations without a warrant or any judicial authorizations, posing a serious threat to every American’s privacy. A bill recently passed in Virginia places a moratorium on the use of drones by law enforcement for two years. It's currently sitting on the governor’s desk, waiting to be signed.
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Martin Luther King, Citizens United and Driving Voters to the Polls

sunnubian ·
Martin Luther King, Citizens United and Driving Voters to the Polls Thu, 01/17/2013 - 11:00am — Leslie On a weekend that features both the third anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, it is a timely moment to "take the temperature" of our democracy. Dr. King once said , "So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess the right to vote, I do not possess myself." What is the status of that right today? Or, to pose a broader...
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Forced Arbitration Rogues Gallery

sunnubian ·
Forced Arbitration Rogues Gallery Expose Corporations That Are Rigging the Justice System Against Consumers If your bank, cell phone provider, employer or other company that you conduct business with violated your rights or cheated you, would you want to retain your ability to take them to court? Many companies are now using fine print to stop you and other consumers from doing so. Below is just a sampling of some of the largest corporations that have taken away their customers’ legal...
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70 Going On 40: Meet Annette Larkins,The Best-Looking Senior Citizen Ever!

sunnubian ·
70 Going On 40: Meet Annette Larkins,The Best-Looking Senior Citizen Ever! May 1, 2013 By Terrell Jermaine Starr Share 334 Share on email <noscript>amp;amp;lt;img class="alignnone size-large wp-image-2423888" alt="annette larkins vegan" src="http://ionenewsone.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/al.jpg?w=1024amp;amp;amp;#038;h=341" width="1024" height="341" /amp;amp;gt;</noscript> Annette Larkins (pictured) doesn’t look anywhere near 71 years old, and she knows it. Looking more like her...
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AT&T rejects ‘transparency report’ shareholder demand; FBI can secretly turn your laptop camera on

sunnubian ·
AT&T rejects ‘transparency report’ shareholder demand; FBI can secretly turn your laptop camera on By George Chidi Saturday, December 7, 2013 21:31 EST Topics: AT&T ♦ FBI 3176 In the age of modern digital surveillance, AT&T can keep its silence about what it tells the government, while the FBI can make your laptop keep its silence even while it’s secretly filming you. Shareholders are pressing AT&T to disclose what it does with its customers’ data in light of NSA requests.
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POLICE STATE

sunnubian ·
Shock Video Shows Police Forcibly Drawing Blood Man screams “what country is this” as cops strap him down Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com June 28, 2013 Shock video out of Georgia shows police strapping down citizens accused of drunk driving before using a needle forcibly draw blood as the victim screams, “what country is this?” The policy of police obtaining a warrant to draw blood from those merely suspected of being drunk at a DUI checkpoint or a routine traffic stop has been in place for...
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Re: POLICE STATE

Muhammad Cipher ·
This is the introduction to Ice-T's record "Freedom of Speech Just watch what you say". I know we're supposed to believe that he (and other so called gansta rappers are the cause of all todays ills). Like it or not, they where a political movement that was co-opted A year later He (Ice T) gets press over a (Heavy Metal song) named "Cop Killer". "Shut Up, Be Happy" (feat. Jello Biafra) We interrupt this program with a special bulletin: America is now under marshall law. All constitutional...
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Re: POLICE STATE

Kocolicious ·
What other laws do the South have that we don't know about? Cuz I sho didn't know about this. It does seem intrusive. I guess they don't call it the dirty south for nothing. But!
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Re: Your top 10 Reasons Google should quit the Chamber

Muhammad Cipher ·
Huh......so.........maybe its just me but...... That list reads as a top ten list of reasons to get rid of the Chamber of Commerce.
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Re: Your top 10 Reasons Google should quit the Chamber

sunnubian ·
Yeah, I've been hearing chatter for a few years now how the (National) Chamber of Commerce is no more than a wing of a chosen few of the 99% or Lobbyist for them.
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Re: AT&T rejects ‘transparency report’ shareholder demand; FBI can secretly turn your laptop camera on

Xumbrarchist ·
ROFLMAO I was telling some White woman about this being possible 13 years ago. The technology is TOO COMPLICATED. People who work at Microsoft don't even understand the whole operating system and most of them are just drones who memorize what they are told. Put a piece of tape over the camera unless you are actually using it. Oh yeah, my computer doesn't have a camera. At least, not that I know of. Xum
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Re: AT&T rejects ‘transparency report’ shareholder demand; FBI can secretly turn your laptop camera on

Yemaya ·
Originally Posted by Xumbrarchist: ROFLMAO I was telling some White woman about this being possible 13 years ago. The technology is TOO COMPLICATED. People who work at Microsoft don't even understand the whole operating system and most of them are just drones who memorize what they are told. Put a piece of tape over the camera unless you are actually using it. Oh yeah, my computer doesn't have a camera. At least, not that I know of. psik They were able to do this more than 13 years ago. In...
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Re: Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training

DennisKalita ·
Hate Training: They put their poison right in the official training materials ! Subtext: notice how scared everyone is in the cartoon?
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Re: Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training

Norland ·
If they don't like Blacks on the street, they can't have much like for them in the Department. If Christopher Dorner could talk, Christopher Dorner would tell folks that loud and clear. Unfortunately, now he's just ashes blowing in the wind. Different police department, same kinds of alike-thinking white men. I don't know why BLACK MEN want to be a part of a gang that kills BLACK SONS without a second's hesitation.
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Re: Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training

Momentum ·
I'm not surprised that the most powerful white supremacists are the top brass in police departments in every big city across the country, it makes sense its an old tradition going back to slavery. I'm sure there are organized cells of violent squads waiting to get the green light. If the Feds took aggressive action against these police supremacists and started to remove them I guarantee you things would get really action movie crazy. It seems to me the bias, harassment, killings and...
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The End of Encryption? NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts

sunnubian ·
The End of Encryption? NSA & FBI Seek New Backdoors Against Advice from Leading Security Experts FBI Director James Comey is set to testify against encryption before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, as the United States and Britain push for "exceptional access" to encrypted communications. Encryption refers to the scrambling of communications so they cannot be read without the correct key or password . The FBI and GCHQ have said they need access to encrypted communications to...
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CORONA VIRUS BEING USED AS 'FALSE FLAG' TO SUCKER AMERICANS/AMERICA INTO RACIST FASCIST DICTATORSHIP RULE

sunnubian ·
CORONA VIRUS BEING USED 'FALSE FLAG' TO SUCKER AMERICANS/AMERICA INTO RACIST FASCIST DICTATORSHIP HITLER STRATEGIES BEING RE-ENACTED CORONA USE TO DISMANTLE UNITED STATES TRUMP-BARR TAKING AMERICANS RIGHTS AWAY REPUBLICANS DISMANTLING UNITED STATES REPUBLICANS DELETING CITIZENS RIGHTS HITLER 2020 NAZI DICTATORSHIP BEING INSTILLED : How did the Nazi consolidate their power? On the 30 January 1933 Hitler was appointed as chancellor of the Weimar Republic. This photograph shows the SA as they...
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Spying's New Frontier: Private Firm Collects Data on 'Every American Adult'

sunnubian ·
Published on Friday, August 05, 2016 by Common Dreams Spying's New Frontier: Private Firm Collects Data on 'Every American Adult' "We have data on that 21-year-old who's living at home with mom and dad" by Nadia Prupis, staff writer The fight for internet privacy has focused much of its attention on government surveillance , but mass data collection is done by private companies as well—and one such firm has "centralized and weaponized" all that information for its customers, Bloomberg...
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Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training

sunnubian ·
Black San Diego Cop Harassed, Passed Over for Promotion When He Complains About Racist Cartoon Used in Police Training January 29, 2015 | Posted by Nick Chiles Tagged With: arthur scott , racist cartoon used in training , san diego police department , sgt. arthur scott files lawsuit As it has become increasingly clear, not even Black cops are exempt from the racist thinking that pervades too many American police departments. Case in point: an African-American police officer in San Diego has...
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Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

sunnubian ·
Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians By Editorial_Staff - Sep 30, 2016 Sudan’s Arab minority government is attempting to wipe out the Black population of Sudan. AFRICANGLOBE – A new report from Amnesty International accuses the Sudanese government of launching chemical weapons attacks against civilians in the western region of Darfur , causing the deaths of an estimated 200-250 people – and wounding hundreds more – from exposure since...
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The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency

sunnubian ·
The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency 0 Comments When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump’s campaign from demise Donate Today Facebook Twitter Web mail THOMAS HEDGES: July 2016, and a very disorganized Trump campaign is headed into an equally chaotic Republican National Convention. The latest...
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The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons

sunnubian ·
The Cover-Up Of Torture In America’s Prisons By Editorial_Staff - Aug 20, 2015 Kelvin Stevenson immediately after being beaten by guards with a hammer-like instrument on Dec. 31, 2010 AFRICANGLOBE – Last week, the New York Times reported allegations that prison guards systematically tortured inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York following the high profile escape of two inmates. More than 60 prisoners filed complaints claiming that they suffered abuse, including...
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Re: Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

DennisKalita ·
Genocide, the lowest moral threshold imaginable, is approved by the US and all nations on planet Earth. It’s called - doing nothing - unless a dollar can be made or a power/money position be secured. Money comes before human beings. That’s government by and for the powerful. I met some survivors from Sudan. It was heartbreaking. Those who have the gold rule. Governments plainly don’t care about genocide. Not even a little. They don’t act. There was little support from the lost public too,...
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Re: Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

sunnubian ·
It is very calculated and intentional that the Black race is kept to busy fighting battles all over the globe and in Africa, that one group doesn't know about or cannot help the other. What makes it even worse, is the fact that most African "leaders" are nothing but Arab or European/Western puppets who sell their own people into virtual Hell everyday for pennies on the dollar and a 'pat on the head' from their Arab or European/Western "masters" . Look at even how America's first Black...
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Re: Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

Kocolicious ·
Wow! Children? Really? What focking BULLIES!!!! There is absolutely no justification for this. None. Real men fight face to face and they DON'T include children. Why it is that whenever there is conflict....women and children suffer? When I watched the clip, I noticed an Arab in all white. What is his role in this? Is he influencing the president to destroy BLACK children....ah ethnic cleansing? What have these children done to these men where they would deliberately target them? Am I truly...
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Re: Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

DennisKalita ·
RAW POWER of the 1% AND THE 0 .01% We need to look power in the eye. See the rigging.At least, recognize it: the beast. One flim-flam diplomatic reason given not to intervene in Sudan was that the US was already putting strong pressure on the Arabs and it would be unwise to increase pressure in a volatile situation. It was said in a “diplomatic“ way. Otherwise it would simply be said, “Fuck you, die! We’re allowing you to be raped and killed. We don’t want to upset any Arabs. Your life is...
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Re: Remember That Genocide In Darfur?: Sudan’s Arab Govt Now Using Chemical Weapons On Civilians

Norland ·
No one one on this planet is superior to another. Two people fucked, a sperm hit an egg, your behind wasn't aborted, miscarried; mother decided to bring our dumb asses forth. That's not "superiority"; that's LUCK!!!!! You're living large; got a lot of shit? Good for you!! Everyone's not so lucky. We're all breathing at the moment; that's a good thing. What we have in this world are a bunch of murderers and killers who parade around in a heap of uniforms and suits, who don't care whether...
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Re: CORONA VIRUS BEING USED AS 'FALSE FLAG' TO SUCKER AMERICANS/AMERICA INTO RACIST FASCIST DICTATORSHIP RULE

sunnubian ·
DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic One of the requests to Congress would allow the department to petition a judge to indefinitely detain someone during an emergency. Pedestrians walk in Central Park on March 20 in New York as the coronavirus continues to spread across the United States. | Cindy Ord/Getty Images By BETSY WOODRUFF SWAN 03/21/2020 01:01 PM EDT The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people...
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David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World

sunnubian ·
Walker's Appeal David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World Walker's Appeal, In Four Articles, together with a Preamble, to the Colored Citizens of the World, but in Particular, and Very Expressly to Those of the United States of America. Written in Boston, in the State of Massachusetts, Sept. 28, 1829. In 1829, David Walker wrote David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World . Many historians now regard the Appeal as one of the most important social and political...
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RadioRaheem ·
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