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Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Slavery

sunnubian ·
Clarence Thomas Compares Affirmative Action to Slavery June 25, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 2 Clarence Thomas AFRICANGLOBE – In a fiery concurring opinion Monday, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas said the University of Texas at Austin’s admissions policy amounted to discrimination and compared the school’s affirmative action program to slavery and segregation. “Slaveholders argued that slavery was a ‘positive good’ that civilized Blacks and...
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Black PACs: Greeks Take Action

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Black PACs: Greeks Take Action Two new political action committees say it's time for our electoral participation to evolve. By: Cynthia Gordy | Posted: May 29, 2012 at 12:08 AM 1911 United ( The Root ) -- The terms "PAC," short for "political action committee," and "super PAC," a reference to its mightier cousin, often conjure unsettling images of a pay-to-play electoral system: pharmaceutical-industry-backed groups that contribute thousands of dollars to members of Congress to sway...
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The One Man In America You Probably Don't Want To Work For

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 The One Man In America You Probably Don't Want To Work For Posted on January 26, 2012 by AngieShare this now! Is any job worth this amount of daily terror? Watch and share: A MoveOn original. Paid for by MoveOn Political Action.
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Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan

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Changing the Face of Diversity in Tech: Our CBC Tech 2020 African American Inclusion Plan APRIL 21, 2016 BY TASKRABBIT Diversity — of thought, of ethnicity, of gender, of sexual orientation — any way you define it, it’s an essential piece of shaping ideas that can impact the world in meaningful ways. In the world of technology, it’s common knowledge that we don’t have enough of it. Underrepresentation of minorities and women has run rampant within the tech industry for decades, and though...
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Indivisble: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda

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TAKE ACTION DONATE Indivisble: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda President Trump's full agenda can only be implemented through Congress passing laws. That's why we must act now, and on going, to hold Congress accountable. Smart people with tons of experience on Capitol Hill have created "Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda" which is a step-by-step guide on how to take the most important actions and navigate the political world we currently live in –...
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SIGN PETITION: http://act.rootsaction.org/p/d...ic/?action_KEY=10264 Local Police with War Weapons: End This Now! According to the U.S. General Services Administration, one of the programs that allows the Pentagon to give billions of dollars worth of free weapons of war to local U.S. police "offers Americans peace of mind.” Have images of a war zone in Ferguson, Missouri, boosted your peace of mind? Resources: > U.S. General Services Administration: 1122 Program > Missouri Department...
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https://www.aclu.org/secure/communities-warzones Our communities are not war zones Update: On August 23rd, President Obama called for a review of federal programs that fund and incentivize wartime arsenals for local police forces. Help us keep up the pressure: tell the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Justice to stop funding the militarization of police. On August 9th, local police fatally shot an unarmed African-American 18-year-old named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In...
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Will Justice be Served for Tamir Rice? On First Anniversary of Police Killing of Rice, 12, Cleveland Prosecutor Is Slammed for Dragging His Feet

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Will Justice be Served for Tamir Rice? On First Anniversary of Police Killing of Rice, 12, Cleveland Prosecutor Is Slammed for Dragging His Feet A memorial on Dec. 3, 2014, at Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland for 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Ty Wright Sunday marked the first anniversary of the death of 12- year-old Tamir Rice, the Cleveland boy who was shot to death by police while playing in a park with a toy gun. Like other Black bodies taken out by law enforcement–Michael Brown, Eric...
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Re: The Afro-Brazilian Story III: Link With Africa, Affirmative Action, Changing Trends

Muhammad Cipher ·
Propaganda is a hellva thing...... ".....stay woke"
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Re: NEO-SLAVE PLANTATIONS

nuggyt ·
When people throw about the word "slave" like this it diminishes what our ancenstors went through
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Norland ·
The Prison Industrial Complex might be Slavery's first cousin or twin. The cops, courts, guards, guards are ole' Massa personified.
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Norland ·
One "guards" was sufficient. I'm a "senior".
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nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Norland: One "guards" was sufficient. I'm a "senior". You are also delusional
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Norland ·
Thank you so very much nuggyt.
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Re: California Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban, Again

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: California Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban, Again CHALLENGE TO VOTER-APPROVED BAN REJECTED By Rob Quinn , Newser Staff Posted Apr 3, 2012 3:29 AM CDT (NEWSER) – California's 16-year-old ban on affirmative action in the state university system has been reaffirmed by an appeals court. Proposition 209, which was passed by the state's voters in 1996 and upheld after a court challenge in 1997, bans public school from basing admissions on race or sex. Its...
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Norland ·
I firmly believe that the reason Africans have such a hard time with these European immigrants, because deep, down, inside their hateful hearts, they do NOT see us AS CITIZENS of this joint. We did not come here Zippity Doo-Dah-ing, skippin' and hoppin'; we were FORCED. Therefore, we'll NEVER obtain any RESPECT from these mofos. That's the way they see it, want it, and that's the way it will always be. That's the reason they wage racial, hateful wars against us. You see yourselves as...
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California Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban, Again

sunnubian ·
California Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban, Again CHALLENGE TO VOTER-APPROVED BAN REJECTED By Rob Quinn , Newser Staff Posted Apr 3, 2012 3:29 AM CDT (NEWSER) – California's 16-year-old ban on affirmative action in the state university system has been reaffirmed by an appeals court. Proposition 209, which was passed by the state's voters in 1996 and upheld after a court challenge in 1997, bans public school from basing admissions on race or sex. Its opponents—backed by Gov. Jerry...
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Harriet Tubman Tells It How It Is

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<small>A joint website of MoveOn.org Civic Action and MoveOn.org Political Action .</small> Harriet Tubman Tells It How It Is Posted on January 16, 2012 by Sara Share this now! Share this now with one person you know that will benefit from it the most! Originally found on the Christian Left’s Facebook page. Submitted by volunteer editors Katherine E. and Laura S.
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NEO-SLAVE PLANTATIONS

sunnubian ·
     FEATURED CAMPAIGN Divest from private prisons Private prison companies are making a killing off of our broken and discriminatory criminal justice system. The industry brings in nearly $5 billion in profit each year...
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Million Mask March World Event

sunnubian ·
Million Mask March World Event 5 NOV 2013 | Anonymous, Occupy and WikiLeaks Unite Whistleblowers, Hacktivists, Marchers and Occupiers to Defend Humanity Menu Skip to content Home Locations Español F-Book Revolt Great American Revolt Anonomobile Operation Vendetta Occupy WikiLeaks Oath Keepers Live Video Million Mask March Videos Revolution Music Video Channel Poems Posters Shop Give Contact LOCATIONS MAP 361 locations and counting. The above link will take you to ZeeMaps where you can use...
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Black Women of Political Action Group Calling for Support for Ambassador Rice

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Originally published December 01, 2012 Black Women of Political Action Group Calling for Support for Ambassador Rice by Special to the AFRO Click on the photo to view additional Photos. (Courtesy Photo/Facebook) Story Tools More Sharing Services Share | Share on facebook Share on myspace Share on google Share on twitter AFRO Black History Archives Check out related stories, research genealogies, or peruse all that our archives have to offer. Click Here to get started! The Black Women of...
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The Afro-Brazilian Story III: Link With Africa, Affirmative Action, Changing Trends

sunnubian ·
November 24, 2013 | Posted by ABS Staff Tagged With: Affirmative Action in Brazil , Africa , Afro-Brazilian , Brazil , Racist is is the third in a three-part series on Afro-Brazillians. The other two parts may be found here: The Afro-Brazilian Story I: Black November and Zumbi dos Palmares and Afro-Brazilian Story II: Slavery, Identity and the Question of Racism Link with Africa Complex as racism is, Brazil has certainly made progress in addressing it within the last years. The close...
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Brother says family in disbelief after handcuffed man jumps to his death

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Brother says family in disbelief after handcuffed man jumps to his death HOME > NEWS > LOCAL Posted: 3:51 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 Brother says family in disbelief after handcuffed man jumps to his death 1 169 18 219 Related View Larger Tyquan Richardson fell about 40-feet, while in handcuffs, from a pre-trial services office building Tuesday. Witnesses say man jumped from building downtown Handcuffed man jumps from third story window Sponsored Links Channel 2 Action News Every Day...
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Norland ·
America is driving Black people insane. 500 years of this and there's no end in sight. There are no words to describe our plight now. It's not getting any better, it just keeps moseying along. We're getting our asses kicked royally, by our own and them. We're going to keep up this shit until there's only going to be one of us standing and then it's going to be THE END.
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Re: Black Women of Political Action Group Calling for Support for Ambassador Rice

Yemaya ·
Never even heard of this group. :/ Any information like a website or something?
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Re: Black Women of Political Action Group Calling for Support for Ambassador Rice

sunnubian ·
ABOUT ABOUT BLACK WOMEN ORGANIZED FOR POLITICAL ACTION (BWOPA) Founded in 1968, BWOPA understands that everything that affects the quality of life is in most ways political. Therefore, BWOPA’s primary goal is to educate, train, and involve as many African American women as possible in the political process. Today, BWOPA is a statewide 501c4 non-profit advocacy and membership organization. Click Here to CHECK OUT A QUICK VIDEO about BWOPA! OUR MISSION The purpose of Black Women Organized for...
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Re: Writer Makes Incredulous Discovery That Many White People Believe Black People Get Everything for Free

Norland ·
Don't we have our own colleges? Why are we having these discussions with these assholes? Tell them to STFU!!!!!
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Re: Writer Makes Incredulous Discovery That Many White People Believe Black People Get Everything for Free

Kocolicious ·
That;s why important to go ANYWAY...cuz we all know that white privilege are allowed to go FREE based on so-called scholarship programs when the truth is white families DONATE money to those colleges for the sole purpose of GIVING "whites" the opportunity to be educated regardless if they have money to go or not. This has been going on since DAY ONE. But it has NEVER been talked about. And since they think that? Where in the HELL is our money for 500 years of FREE LABOR? Where is our 4 acres...
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sunnubian ·
" Legacy admissions — giving children of alumni preference in the admissions process — has a long history in American higher education" " A 2011 study of 30 elite institutions found that the children of undergraduate alumni ("primary legacies") were, on average, 45.1% more likely to get in ." Harvard's legacy admissions rate hovers around 30% . Its overall rate was 5.8% this year . For Princeton's class of 2015, 33% of legacy applicants were admitted. The overall admissions rate for that...
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sunnubian ·
"Myth 5: A large percentage of White workers will lose out if affirmative action is continued. Government statistics do not support this myth. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, there are 2.6 million unemployed Black civilians and 114 million employed White civilians (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2011). Thus, even if every unemployed Black worker in the United States were to displace a White worker, only 2% of Whites would be affected. Furthermore, affirmative action pertains only to...
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sunnubian ·
" Myth 10 : Support for affirmative action means support for preferential selection procedures that favor unqualified candidates over qualified candidates. Actually, most supporters of affirmative action oppose this type of preferential selection. Preferential selection procedures can be ordered along the following continuum: Selection among equally qualified candidates. The mildest form of affirmative action selection occurs when a female or minority candidate is chosen from a pool of...
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Norland ·
All the education these suckers are paying for doesn't make them much smarter than a box of rocks. All they do is sit around on TV running their mouths all shaved and spit shined and the world's being destroyed by the nanosecond. I think they miss not having any lips.
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TAKE ACTION! PETITIONS RELEVANT TO AFRICAN AMERICA

sunnubian ·
<label class="grey">FEATURED CAMPAIGN</label> Justice for Mike Brown On August 9, 2014 a Ferguson police officer racially profiled and fatally shot unarmed, Black, 18-year-old, Michael Brown as he walked to his grandmother's residence with a friend. Eye witnesses report that the police officer, who has yet to be identified, fired several shots at Michael as the teen stood in the street with his hands in the air. The family and local community members are calling his death an...
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Writer Makes Incredulous Discovery That Many White People Believe Black People Get Everything for Free

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Writer Makes Incredulous Discovery That Many White People Believe Black People Get Everything for Free By Kiersten Willis - August 3, 2017 Ashley C. Ford also wrote an article about affirmative action in her Twitter thread. (Ashley C. Ford/Skillshare screenshot) A flurry of tweets blew up this writer’s mentions when she shared her story of the incorrect assumptions she says white people have about affirmative action . Ashley C. Ford, a senior features writer, tweeted Monday, Aug. 1, about...
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SIGN PETITION: http://act.amnestyusa.org/ U.S. Must Investigate Policing Methods After Use Of Lethal Force In Missouri Contact: Amanda Simon, asimon@aiusa.org , 212-633-4160, @AIUSAmedia In addition to a prompt, thorough, independent and impartial investigation into allegations that police shot dead an unarmed teenager in Missouri, an investigation into the use of heavy-handed tactics to disperse a wave of protests in the wake of the shooting must be launched without delay, Amnesty...
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Defend journalism that speaks truth to power from Ferguson to Washington <form accept-charset="utf-8" action="http://act.credoaction.com/act/" class="ak-form" method="post" name="act-petition"> Sign the petition Sign the petition to President Obama: "President Obama’s Department of Justice must drop its threats to imprison journalists, including New York Times reporter James Risen, in its overzealous Espionage Act prosecutions. Instead, it should focus on making it clear to local and...
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sunnubian ·
GoFundMe: Stop profiting from racially-motivated donors, celebrating Michael Brown's death The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising pages. In the past week, a fundraising effort has been started to support Darren Wilson, the officer responsible for the police killing of Michael...
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Norland ·
How the hell does Bill O'Reilly know so damn much about ghettos, unless he's one of those creeping around for Black Punanny during the after 11:00 PM hours. Watch out for those Caucasian male damn know-it-alls about Africaness. Dey be da midnight creepers. These are the guys that when they die, some Negro comes to the forefront saying, "He was my Daddy." Those Strom Thurmonds. Get out of here Bill O'Reilly and the rest of your ilk!! You couldn't have learned all of Black knowledge when Al...
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sunnubian ·
Bill O'Reilly is a prime example of how racism is based on lower-based ignorance. Bill O'Reilly, just like most racists, does not know any Black people, have not hung out with any Black people, have not live in any predominately Black community, or anything close to having any real-life experience to base his racist mythology on. In fact, most White people that actually do have first-hand experience with African America because of friendships or living around Black people[that they actually...
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Re: TAKE ACTION! PETITIONS RELEVANT TO AFRICAN AMERICA

sunnubian ·
Tell Walmart: Release the Tapes Last month, John Crawford III was killed by police while shopping in a Walmart store. Police were called to the store by another customer who described a “Black male about 6 feet tall” waving a gun. Crawford was actually leaning on a toy pellet gun — barrel pointed down — which he had picked up from one of the store’s shelves. Walmart has video surveillance footage of the events but has refused repeated requests from John Crawford's family to publicly release...
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Re: TAKE ACTION! PETITIONS RELEVANT TO AFRICAN AMERICA

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Petitioning Chuck Hagel Suspend the Weapons Transfer Program that is Militarizing Police Petition by Michael McPhearson Saint Louis, MO Multiply Your Impact Turn your signature into dozens more by sharing this petition and recruiting people you know to sign. YOU YOUR FRIENDS 170 avg. THEIR FRIENDS 10,000 approx. Our police officers are not our military. Yet military weapons meant for battlefields like the ones I served on as an Army Officer in the Gulf War are being transferred to local...
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Re: Law Firm Asks Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Investigate Racial Discrimination, Safety Violations at American Airlines

Norland ·
Africans in America have driven Europe's ex-natives beyond insane. That cotton made them money, but they couldn't enjoy the money in peace.
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Israel vs. Iran: The Truth Slips Out

sunnubian ·
Published on Thursday, February 9, 2012 by Common Dreams Israel vs. Iran: The Truth Slips Out by Ira Chernus Just days after the New York Times Magazine’s lurid cover story, “Israel Vs. Iran,” the Washington Post struck back with a two-fisted effort to win the “most dire prediction” contest. The Post ’s foreign policy pundit David Ignatius wrote a widely-circulated column claiming inside information: U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta “believes there is a strong likelihood that Israel will...
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Book: "Brainwashed", by Tom Burrell

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  Overview"Black people are not dark-skinned white people," says advertising visionary Tom Burrell. In fact, they are much more. They are survivors of the Middle Passage and centuries of humiliation and deprivation, who have excelled against...
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Joint Call to Action by Equality Now, COVAW, FEMNET, AVAAZ, SOAWR & REEP: Justice For Liz!

sunnubian ·
Joint Call to Action by Equality Now, COVAW, FEMNET, AVAAZ, SOAWR & REEP: Justice For Liz! Printer-friendly version One year later, we still demand Justice for Liz & all survivors of sexual violence in Kenya! Photos courtesy of Avaaz.org 20 June 2014 - Nearly a year ago, the world was outraged by the story of Liz who was brutally gang-raped in western Kenya while walking home from a funeral, left to die in a pit latrine, and suffered an obstetric fistula as a result of the attack. In...
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Common Dreams

sunnubian ·
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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Police arrest woman for making online threats against officers

sunnubian ·
Updated: 11:12 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 | Posted: 3:42 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 Police arrest woman for making online threats against officers 6 1785 217 2196 Related View Larger The woman in the video, Latausha Nedd, who goes by the name Eye Empress Sekhmet, calls for a war on not only white people, but she advocates shooting police officers. Police investigates video threatening police officers View Larger Woman threatens police in online video Police arrest woman for making...
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Thank CNN for the Slave Auctions in Libya

sunnubian ·
Thank CNN for the Slave Auctions in Libya Danny Haiphong , BAR contributor 29 Nov 2017 Thank CNN for the Slave Auctions in Libya “ Zero context is given as to why the slave auctions exist in the first place.” On November 14th, CNN produced an "exclusive" report about the slave trafficking of migrants in Libya. The report detailed the devastating conditions of migrants fleeing from crisis in nations across North and East Africa. Smugglers, as CNN calls them, capture and terrorize migrants...
 
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