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Dr Umar Johnson Interview w/The Breakfast Club 

Dr. Umar Johnson talks about his goal to open a school for young black males and needing support from the black community.


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"How Emmett Till Changed The World": The Brutal Lynching Of A Black Teen In Mississippi Helped Shape The Civil-Rights Movement

Before Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, and 12-year-old Tamir Rice, there was Emmett Till.

Till, a 14-year-old Chicago native, was brutally beaten and lynched while visiting relatives in Money, Mississippi, in the summer of 1955. 1,228 more words


Mississippi Police Officer Shot, Search On For Suspect

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Wednesday for a suspect who shot a police officer with the officer’s gun when the two got into a struggle, authorities said. 259 more words

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MASS INCARCERATION: Prison Population Grows 700%

Thirty-two years ago yesterday, two retired military officers and a former prison administrator founded the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the first for-profit prison company in modern America. 694 more words