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Fcuk Cancer - Losing my Mother and Finding my Purpose

Originally published at http://thesaltcollective.org/fcuk-cancer-losing-mother-finding-purpose/

I remember my mother coming to pick my sister and me up from our grandparents’ house. It was the same house she had grown up in; a quaint 3 bedroom single-story home in an inner-city residential neighborhood on the southeast side of Houston. 1,998 more words

Black Characters in Gaming- Dwayne Forge (GTA 4)

Footsteps in the Dark - Please click link and have this song playing while reading this post. Thank you!

Here the Isley Brothers crooning in the background, setting the mood. 757 more words

Video Games

When and how did we get “mass incarceration”? @ollie explains

It may be wonkish and nerdy to admit, but I enjoy the etymological side of public policy quite a bit.

Wait, that sentence itself is pretty… 293 more words

Legal Events

75% of Prisoners Re-Arrested Within 5 Years

Fact: According to Department of Justice statistics, 67.8% of former prisoners are re-arrested for a new crime within three years.

Fact: 76.6% of former prisoners are re-arrested for a new crime within five years. 15 more words

Facts

Charting the shocking rise of racial disparity in our criminal justice system

By Christopher Ingraham

The position of most black men, relative to white men, is no better than how things stood after the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1965. 106 more words

News From The Soul Brother

Prison Re-Form: The Continuation of the Carceral State

Guest post by Judah Schept

There has been recent and welcome attention to the carceral state in major media outlets like the New York Times… 1,247 more words

Research And Analysis