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Re: US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy

EbonyRose ·
Amen to that!! But .. it's not just the tax code. The inequity created by White supremacy is something that is embedded in ALL facets of American society.
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

Yemaya ·
The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted!
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted! I understand your point Yemaya, however, what you may not be considering is the fact that people cannot assist in their own defense or be properly defended from behind bars, especially when they cannot afford to make the appropriate phone calls or the number of phone calls needed to be made. But, even...
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

DennisKalita ·
Whaaaat?! YES, cut the phone rates! Suffering is an Industry. Profits made from this + killing other people’s children in wars + the lucrative black male prison industry ruin the nation.
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Re: FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

Xumbrarchist ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: The issue is people being incarcerated unjustly WHY do we care how much they are paying for phone calls?? Damn I couldn't care less! Free the unjustly convicted! Even if someone is justly incarcerated why is that an excuse to rip off the families to talk to them? Xum
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Ana Tijoux Teams Up With Palestian Rapper Shadia Mansour For New Video

sunnubian ·
Ana Tijoux Teams Up With Palestian Rapper Shadia Mansour For New Video by Jamilah King , Friday, June 13 2014, 11:06 AM EST Grammy-nominated Chilean rapper Ana Tijoux joined forces with Palestianian emcee Shadia Mansour in the new song and video “Somos Sur,” which dropped earlier this week. “‘Somos Sur’ is about the importance of resistance, not only in Chile, but around the world,” Tijoux told Rolling Stone . “Global resistance movements, whether in Latin America, Africa or the Middle East,...
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Dave Chappelle to Letterman: ‘I Never Quit. I’m 7 Years Late to Work’

sunnubian ·
Dave Chappelle to Letterman: ‘I Never Quit. I’m 7 Years Late to Work’ Screenshot from video by Jamilah King ShareThis | Print | Comment Wednesday, June 11 2014, 12:53 PM EST Tags: comedy , Dave Chappelle , Letterman , video Dave Chappelle sat down with David Letterman on Tuesday ahead of his upcoming shows at New York’s Radio City Music Hall later this month. It was Chappelle’s first appearance on the show in 10 years, and it looks like he’s in good enough spirits to poke fun at his...
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Only Property Owners Should Vote Says Fla. Congressman

sunnubian ·
Only Property Owners Should Vote Says Fla. Congressman by Brentin Mock , Wednesday, May 21 2014, 4:30 PM EST Rep. Yoho poses with some of his constituents . Photo: Facebook/Rep. Ted Yoho by Brentin Mock ShareThis | Print | Comment ( 2 ) Wednesday, May 21 2014, 4:30 PM EST Republicans have been bluffing lately about helping restore voting rights in the U.S. One of their party members in Florida may have given us a taste of why. Video of Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida, a Tea Party favorite, shows...
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Politics Aside, There’s No Debating the Scary Facts of Romney’s Tax Policy

sunnubian ·
Politics Aside, There’s No Debating the Scary Facts of Romney’s Tax Policy Mitt Romney went on the attack during the Oct. 3 domestic policy debate with President Obama in Denver. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images by Imara Jones ShareThis | Print | Comment ( 2 ) Thursday, October 4 2012, 9:48 AM EST Tags: 2012 Elections , Health Reform , Mitt Romney , Taxes 63 436 In his debate with President Obama last night, Mitt Romney took another step in a process begun with his 47 percent comment: a...
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How We Eat

sunnubian ·
How We Eat DIG IN DEEPER WITH THE FOOD JUSTICE RESEARCH OF COLORLINES.COM'S PUBLISHER, THE APPLIED RESEARCH CENTER. One Activist’s Fight Against Walmart’s Food Justice Takeover by Yvonne Yen Liu on September 12 2012, 9:51AM LaDonna Redmond thinks that more communities should be more involved in what they eat, and where their food comes from. Topics: How We Eat Asian American Chefs Dish Out Their Favorite Recipes by Hatty Lee on September 7 2012, 10:00AM A new generation of Asian American...
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US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy

sunnubian ·
US Economic Inequity Stems From White Supremacy  By: Imara Jones | Posted: December 25, 2012 at 12:16 AM  32   EmailPrintText Size   Fuse/ThinkstockAs Americans await a fiscal-cliff solution that...
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Senate Accepts Deal to Kick Formerly Incarcerated Off Food Benefits

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Colorlines.com /now Senate Accepts Deal to Kick Formerly Incarcerated Off Food Benefits Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images by Brentin Mock , Thursday, May 23 2013, 10:13 AM EST 15K Comments 14 Tags: infographic Yesterday, Sen. Vitter of Louisiana offered up an amendment to permanently drop anyone ever convicted of a violent crime from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). According to Robert Greenstein, president of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Democrats in the...
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Virginia Governor Will Restore Nonviolent Felons’ Voting Rights

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Virginia Governor Will Restore Nonviolent Felons’ Voting Rights by Brentin Mock , Wednesday, May 29 2013, 9:33 AM EST 1K Comments Tags: infographic Yesterday, a task force commissioned by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli found no legal basis for either the governor or the general assembly to automatically restore the voting rights of former convicted felons, but the governor found a way to do it anyway. This morning, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that he would lift the permanent civil...
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FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates

sunnubian ·
FCC Issues Order to Lower Prison Phone Rates A telephone and a toilet are shown in the holding cell area where arrestees are allowed their phone call at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff Substation May 10, 2005 in Orcutt, California. (Photo by Aaron Lambert-Pool/Getty Images) Infographic: Hatty Lee by Jamilah King , Friday, August 9 2013, 12:11 PM EST 2K Comments Tags: infographic The Federal Communications Commission issued an order on Friday to lower the cost of prison phone rates. It’s an...
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