Tagged With "THE CRIMINALIZATION OF BLACK"

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Webinar: Where do we go from here? - Ending the Criminalization of Black Youth

sunnubian ·
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2014   BYP100 is joining the long-term fight to end the criminalization of Black youth, and they're hosting a free webinar to continue with a solutions-based conversation. The group of young activists...
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Re: Colorado 1st Grader Suspended for Sexual Harassment

Yemaya ·
Some more bullshit...what are black people going to do about this????
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Re: This Country Is All Too Ready To See Black Children As Criminals

Kocolicious ·
Wow! Our kids don't have a chance in hell. That's why it is sooooooo important to give them vision and the story of black achievement. Cuz the stereotype of what black children will become is still out there. Been out. And these images are passed down. But to continue to compare black children to APES? That's so wrong. Why even ask that kind of question, if you are not trying to keep it going. Sometimes, these tests are designed to subliminally encourage racism to white survey takers guised...
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Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

Norland ·
Black people have driven white people OFF THE FUCKIN' CHARTS WITH HATRED. They've lost their minds forever on that shit.
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Re: Criminalizing Mental Illness

RadioRaheem ·
they will continue this because they need the numbers for the Prison Industrial Complex. They just found a way to make Black people valuable again. Poor people can't claim 'Affluenzia' as an excuse. After Jim Crow has been modernized to "Juan Crow", Black people became an outdated labor force, unless we are jailed and can provide cheap prison labor, which is being marketed to companies considering outsourcing to other countries.
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Criminalizing Mental Illness

sunnubian ·
US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums <cite class="byline vcard top-line">By ADAM GELLER 8 hours ago </cite> Associated Press Videos Jails Struggle With Role As Makeshift Asylums  Bill Hader's Accidental Acting Life 200 views <button class="Btn Primary" data-rapid_p="12">Load More</button> CHICAGO (AP) — Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli...
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‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

sunnubian ·
‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’? November 21, 2015 | Posted by David Love Why is America still discussing the “Ferguson Effect?” The term refers to the misguided and fallacious notion that, in light of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the Black protest against police violence that followed, police are not doing their job due to increased scrutiny, and crime is increasing as a result. We need to unpack this concept...
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BYP100 Announces National Call for Video Testimonials from Young Black People Criminalized by Police

sunnubian ·
BYP100 Announces National Call for Video Testimonials from Young Black People Criminalized by Police Photo: Javier Soriano BYP100 Announces National Call for Video Testimonials from Young Black People Criminalized by Police Youth organization says this is first step in campaign to end criminalization of Black youth FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2014 Chicago, IL — BYP100 has announced a national call for Black Americans between the ages of 13-35 to submit 1-to-3 minute videos sharing a...
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This Country Is All Too Ready To See Black Children As Criminals

sunnubian ·
This Country Is All Too Ready To See Black Children As Criminals January 21, 2015 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Catherine Jones and her brother, Curtis AFRICANGLOBE – There was clear evidence that a family member had been sexually abusing 13-year-old Catherine Jones and her 12-year-old brother, Curtis, for years. But no one helped them , and the two children were left to figure it out themselves. In 1999, Catherine and Curtis plotted to kill the abuser, as...
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School-To-Prison Pipeline Targeted By Judges, Education Officials

sunnubian ·
School-To-Prison Pipeline Targeted By Judges, Education Officials First Posted: 03/12/2012 8:25 pm Updated: 03/13/2012 12:49 pm Jakayla Ivory, a St. Louis high-school student convicted of second-degree assault, likely would have gotten two years in jail. Instead, she went to school at Jimmie Edwards' Innovative Concept Academy. Edwards, a St. Louis Juvenile Court judge, started the public school in 2009 with the purpose of serving students who might otherwise be lost to the juvenile justice...
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Sonia Sotomayor condemns federal prosecutor's racist statement

sunnubian ·
 MARCH 15, 2013 / BY LYLA BUGARA Sonia Sotomayor condemns federal prosecutor's racist statement  Last week, Sonia Sotomayor stood in strong defense of racial equality. In a supplemental statement to a Supreme Court decision not to...
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Re: Justice Dept., FBI to review use of forensic evidence in thousands of cases

Yemaya ·
Didn't the FBI close down their Civil Rights Crimes unit? Ah huh? I really hope that Eric Holder would have enough sense to re-open this unit and arrest these criminals.
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Dr. Cornel West: President Obama Is A ‘War Criminal’ [VIDEO]

sunnubian ·
Dr. Cornel West: President Obama Is A ‘War Criminal’ [VIDEO] Feb 16, 2013 36 By Kirsten West Savali Share Proving that conviction and consistency go hand and hand, Dr. Cornel West has once again called President Barack Obama a “war criminal” for his proliferation of a drone war that has killed an estimated 216 innocent children, reports Raw Story . Appearing on the radio with his comrade-in-arms, Tavis Smiley , West criticized the Commander-in-Chief for a strategic decision which seeks to...
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Justice Dept., FBI to review use of forensic evidence in thousands of cases

sunnubian ·
Justice Dept., FBI to review use of forensic evidence in thousands of cases <script type="mce-mce-mce-mce-text/javascript"></script> <script type="mce-mce-mce-mce-text/javascript"></script> <script type="mce-mce-mce-mce-text/javascript"></script> Kirk Odom: "Will my name be cleared?" Santae Tribble: "I'm grateful for DNA" How much science is in forensic science? By Spencer S. Hsu , Published: July 10 The Washington Post The Justice Department and the FBI...
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Re: Jesse Lava on mass incarceration: 'Fear drives an awful lot of our criminal justice

Kocolicious ·
I agree my sista. And it starts when blackfolks are LITTLE. And then it moves onward when they are in school and TAUGHT about their history. Where in the hell are our so-called black leaders? They should be implementing an all black-school that specifically teaches black history in pre-school and elementary levels. Cuz I'ma gonna tell ya. It's like eating BAD food when you're in a history class and a white teacher is teaching white history and willingly omit black folks in terms of that...
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Re: Telling the World About the Troubled U.S. Criminal Justice System

Norland ·
The Prison Industrial Complex is a Human Zoo to cage people of African descent. In zoos for animals, they are not chained, in zoos for Africans, they are. I don't think animals are locked up in solitary confinement either. They're not locked up with only same sex. The Human Zoo will drive you to your utmost INSANITY. It certainly isn't a place for rehabilitation, that's for sure. Black sons and daughters it's not the place you want to go; it's not the place you want to be. If you're doing...
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Re: Wisconsin Arrests Blacks Children at Four Times the Rate of Whites

Norland ·
If black cops were doing this to white people there'd be no black cops in existence. They'd manage to blow every black cop straight to Hell in a nonosecond. LAPD would be emailing Lean Cuisine instructions and probably including donations for a house(s). House Baking of Negroes. Whatever, there'd be no black cops if the tables were turned. Probably would be the very end of Black anything in America. The End, Amen.
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Re: Ex-Black Panther Head, Elaine Brown told us how reform "could result in policies that further criminalize and target black people"

EbonyRose ·
TR : You have lived through the age of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and now of President Obama, who are sometimes compared to one another. Yet you see them as diametrically opposed to one another. How? Why would anyone compare Martin Luther King, Jr. to President Obama??? The ONLY similarity I can think of is that they're both Black. And the President only half so. I don't understand why one Black person always feels compelled to ask another Black person that question?
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Excessive force case in KC is a perfect example of why we need more cameras on police officers

sunnubian ·
Scout Finch Follow RSS Daily Kos staff Profile Diaries (list) Stream TUE OCT 13, 2015 AT 07:25 AM PDT Excessive force case in KC is a perfect example of why we need more cameras on police officers by Jen Hayden Follow 20 Comments / 20 New All of this over a parking ticket? A Kansas City, Missouri police officer's dash cam captured an encounter with Damian Words, in what appeared to be a case of a simple parking ticket. The video footage completely contradicts nearly everything in the...
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Moving Speech by Black Educator Lays Blame on Teachers for Implicit Bias, Perpetuating the ‘School to Prison’ Pipeline

sunnubian ·
Moving Speech by Black Educator Lays Blame on Teachers for Implicit Bias, Perpetuating the ‘School to Prison’ Pipeline March 9, 2016 | Posted by David Love Tagged With: black students disproportionately disciplined , Black Teachers , implicit bias , school to prison pipeline , zero tolerance ACLU Nancy Hanks is an example of how the school-to-prison pipeline will change when teachers and educators understand their role in perpetuating the criminalization of Black children , and the power...
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Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the Government Oversight Committee is a racist asshole with a record of repeated criminal offenses

sunnubian ·
Belmoun Ibolele Ayibobo shared Playthell Benjamin 's photo . May 25 ATTENTION!!!!! Congressman Darrell Issa, Chairman of the Government Oversight Committee, the richest man in the Congress, is a racist asshole with a record of repeated criminal offenses. He is the worst person to head this committee or hold ... the hearings into Benghazi tragedy and the IRS affair. You need to be aware of who and what this guy is. Read "A California Thug In The People's House: Why Darrell Issa is a Menace to...
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Ex-Black Panther Head, Elaine Brown told us how reform "could result in policies that further criminalize and target black people"

sunnubian ·
Ex-Black Panther Head on Gun Control, Obama Elaine Brown told us how reform "could result in policies that further criminalize and target black people." By: Leila McDowell | Posted: February 18, 2013 at 12:44 AM Text Size via saccityexpress.com ( The Root ) -- Elaine Brown, the only woman to head the Black Panther Party, became chairman when Huey P. Newton fled to Cuba to avoid jail in 1974. The Party shocked the nation with its advocacy of self-defense and images of defiant young black men...
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Telling the World About the Troubled U.S. Criminal Justice System

sunnubian ·
Telling the World About the Troubled U.S. Criminal Justice System Racially disparate sentencing patterns and felon disenfranchisement are major problems in U.S. Kemba Smith is a convicted felon who served nearly seven years on a first-time drug...
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Wisconsin Arrests Blacks Children at Four Times the Rate of Whites

sunnubian ·
Wisconsin Arrests Blacks Children at Four Times the Rate of Whites October 1, 2015 | Posted by Manny Otiko Wisconsin is facing a little-known crisis in policing. An investigative report by Fusion reveals the state arrests Black children at four times the rate of white children. In Madison, the numbers were even worse. An article by Fusion revealed that Madison arrests Black children at eight times the rate of white children, according to FBI and Census data. Wisconsin has the second highest...
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Activists push for juvenile justice system reforms

sunnubian ·
Activists push for juvenile justice system reforms by Molly Knefel January 6, 2014 5:00AM ET Critics argue detention centers wrongly focus on punishment rather than rehabilitation for young people <dl class="standard-topics topics visible-desktop"><dt>Topics:</dt><dt> </dt><dd> Crime </dd><dt> </dt><dd> U.S. </dd><dt> </dt><dd> Prison </dd></dl> Inmates at the Caddo Juvenile Detention Center in...
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Re: George Zimmerman's Biggest Defender: A Racist With a Criminal Past

sunnubian ·
But, do you see what's behind the racist veil? Money! Racism sells in America. He get paid every time he appears on some show or radio program or is interviewed about his racist psychopathic, sociopathic derangement that he is able to pass off as "opinion" or "view point" or "freedom of speech" in a country, a society, that is so tolerant and/or In agreement with such racist psychopathy. And, if Latinos in America are going to let themselves be used by these sadistic psychopaths by their...
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Re: 5 Reasons Why Students Are Being Arrested in Schools

Yemaya ·
http://newsone.com/nation/wash...er-grades-in-school/ African-American Boys Receive Less Attention, Lower Grades And Harsher Punishment In School Written by Roland S. Martin on January 12, 2012 9:27 am Click for More Next Post A recent study by the Yale University Child Study Center shows that Black children — especially boys — no matter their family income, receive less attention, harsher punishment and lower marks in school than their White counterparts from kindergarten all the way...
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Re: 5 Reasons Why Students Are Being Arrested in Schools

sunnubian ·
A recent study by the Yale University Child Study Center shows that Black children — especially boys — no matter their family income, receive less attention, harsher punishment and lower marks in school than their White counterparts from kindergarten all the way through college. ========================================================================= And this has been happening since they integrated the schools, and all the "experts" or our "leaders" do is conduct "studies", "study" after...
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Re: The Treatment Industrial Complex

Norland ·
Prison is nothing but a continuation of non-stop slavery. No more; no less. The same things that transpired on the Plantations transpires in every prison in the U.S. and elsewhere the Caucasoids are in charge; which is damn near EVERYWHERE. They're like those little blind cave fishes. Saw two white brothers taking white folks on Safaris in Africa, no less. They looked stupid as hell, and I won't be seeing that show again. They can't keep their Snow Balled behinds OUT OF AFRICA or anywhere...
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Re: The Treatment Industrial Complex

sunnubian ·
The Prison Industrial Complex Industry , and now the Treatment Industrial Complex , along with the already exixting Illness and Disease Complex Industry , are all nothing but our politicians colluding with corporations and 'money-changers' to have a way to make money off the masses at the expense of the masses, to replace all the American jobs and American production that they soldout to foreign countries and foreign interest. So, what they are doing is re-creating a Slave Plantation System...
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Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex

sunnubian ·
Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex What is the Prison Industrial Complex? Why does it matter? Angela Y. Davis tells us. (From Special Section: Prison Industrial Complex) Angela Davis SEP 10, 1998 12:00PM EDT SHARE What is the Prison Industrial Complex? Why does it matter? Angela Y. Davis tells us. Imprisonment has become the response of first resort to far too many of the social problems that burden people who are ensconced in poverty. These problems often are veiled...
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Mississippi Judge Slams Schools For Fueling School-To-Prison Pipleline

sunnubian ·
Mississippi Judge Slams Schools For Fueling School-To-Prison Pipleline Jackson County Youth Court Judge Sharon Sigalas urged districts not to send students with minor behavioral offenses to her courtroom. Written By Nigel Roberts 1 day ago 401 READS 64 20 W ith W ith a new school year underway, a Mississippi judge is sending letters to school districts under her jurisdiction, urging them not to send students with minor behavioral offenses to her courtroom . Jackson County Youth Court Judge...
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Black New York Politician Completely Rips Apart Lawmakers’ Hypocritical Approach to White Drug Addicts

sunnubian ·
Black New York Politician Completely Rips Apart Lawmakers’ Hypocritical Approach to White Drug Addicts June 23, 2016 | Posted by Ricky Riley Tagged With: $25 million drug bill , Diana C. Richardson , Diana C. Richardson War on Drugs , New York State Assembly , opioid drugs , White Drug Problem A New York politician posted video on Facebook from an assembly session Tuesday, where she calls out assembly members for their hypocrisy regarding the softer treatment of white drug addiction versus...
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George Zimmerman's Biggest Defender: A Racist With a Criminal Past

sunnubian ·
⇒ Crime and Justice , Politics , Race and Ethnicity , Top Stories George Zimmerman's Biggest Defender: A Racist With a Criminal Past Frank Taaffe, Zimmerman's unofficial media emissary, is a convicted criminal who recently appeared on The White Voice, a virulently racist podcast. —By Mariah Blake | Thu Aug. 8, 2013 3:00 AM PDT 1049 Frank Taaffe. HLN More on the Trayvon Martin Killing: The Trayvon Martin Killing, Explained Trayvon Martin's Death Extends Sanford's Sordid Legacy Here's the...
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The Equal Justice Initiative: [Bryan Stevenson] Criminal Justice Reform

sunnubian ·
Equal Justice Initiative       Read About Bryan Stevenson EJI Staff Profiles   Bryan Stevenson on Charleston and Our Real Problem with Race     EJI Wins Release of Anthony Ray Hinton.  He spent 30 years on death row...
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School-to-Prison Pipeline Complete — New Law Makes Schoolyard Fights a Felony

sunnubian ·
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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Re: Mississippi Judge Slams Schools For Fueling School-To-Prison Pipleline

sunnubian ·
That's all any school has to do, but doing that would cut into the SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE , and since they are only CRIMINALIZING ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR in Black children and teenagers , no one gives a damn.
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Re: Black New York Politician Completely Rips Apart Lawmakers’ Hypocritical Approach to White Drug Addicts

RadioRaheem ·
I'm glad she called this BS out in a political/Public forum. This is a Nation-wide problem...If Reagan sought to lock up Black ADDICTS...let's keep the policy in place for White ADDICTS....because it was all about the drug, right? There are THOUSANDS OF BLACKS IN JAIL RIGHT NOW FOR NON-VIOLET DRUG OFFENSES!!! If this passes in NY, they need to release those victims of White Supremacy and get them the SAME rehab that the white folks are getting....FAIR IS FAIR!!
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Re: Black New York Politician Completely Rips Apart Lawmakers’ Hypocritical Approach to White Drug Addicts

Momentum ·
She said something like that too and did you notice when she got on that issue it was time for her to stop speaking, she should have started out on that point and end with the funding point. ....
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5 Reasons Why Students Are Being Arrested in Schools

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  Christopher EmdinUrban Education Expert GET UPDATES FROM  5 Reasons Why Students Are Being Arrested in Schools  Like 205  5 Reasons Why Students Are Being Arrested in SchoolsPosted: 12/7/11 10:02 AM...
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African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History

sunnubian ·
Innocence Blog African American Wrongful Convictions Throughout History Posted: February 28, 2013 4:35 pm By Edwin Grimsley , Case Analyst * Editor’s Note: In honor of Black History Month, we present a two-part series examining historical wrongful conviction cases of African-Americans and highlighting stories of racial injustice, both then and now. Racially disparate treatment has permeated the United States criminal justice system throughout history. During the Jim Crow era, blacks were...
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Re: Colorado 1st Grader Suspended for Sexual Harassment

EbonyRose ·
Oh, puhleeeeze!! Most, if not all, 6-year-old boys will "harass" little girls (they pull hair, laugh, tease, hit and run away, say weird things). But the thought or knowledge of it being a "sexual" thing (they're liable to puke at the mention of "kissing" a girl!!! ) is utterly ridiculous. If what he said wouldn't have been the words to a popular (award-nominated) song that everybody knows then mayb e it would make sense to people that are supposed to be intelligent adults that the boy was...
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

Yemaya ·
From Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE62G35720100317 Wachovia pays $160 million to settle drug money probe Pascal Fletcher MIAMI Wed Mar 17, 2010 6:35pm EDT < 1 / 2 > VIEW FULL SIZE (Reuters) - Wachovia Bank has agreed to pay $160 million to settle U.S. charges that it failed to stop more than $100 million of Colombian and Mexican drug traffickers' money being laundered through accounts at the bank, U.S. authorities said on Wednesday. U.S. The deferred prosecution...
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

Yemaya ·
Now Wachovia got some of the bailout money from the economic stimulus package signed by Bush on his way out....
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

sunnubian ·
So, if I obtain 420Billion Dollars illegally, all I have to pay is 160Million in fines ? Sound like a good deal to me. Hell, if a single mother with one, six, etc., kids does not report working part time while receiving food stamps, she would be villified by the media and probably wind up with a felony charge or in prison and her children in foster care. Funny how I have not heard anything about this Wachovia drug dealing on the news. Notice how the word conspiracy is not even mentioned...
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

Yemaya ·
Yep Sunnubian, this is as good as its going to get. No MSM will touch this with 10 ft pole.
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

ocatchings ·
Who needs golden parachutes?
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Re: Wachovia busted for laundering drug money

EbonyRose ·
They sent a woman to jail for downloading music from the Internet. Obviously laundering drug money and trafficking is a much lower crime than that.
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Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

RadioRaheem ·
Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?
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Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?

RadioRaheem ·
Re: ‘Make The Victim Look Like He’s the Criminal’: Why Is America Still Debating the ‘Ferguson Effect’?
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