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Private federal prisons more dangerous, damning DoJ investigation reveals | US news | The Guardian

Private federal prisons more dangerous, damning DoJ investigation reveals
‘Low risk’ inmates at contract prisons were nine times more likely to be placed on lockdown and put in solitary confinement than others in the federal system… 615 more words

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WASHINGTON — Black boys as young as 10 may not be viewed in the same light of childhood innocence as their white peers, but are instead more likely to be mistaken as older, be perceived as guilty and face police violence if accused of a crime, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. 754 more words

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For Colored Girls Like Korryn Gaines And the Black Men Who Hate Us

For Colored Girls Like Korryn Gaines And The Black Men Who Hate Us

by BENÉ VIERA on AUGUST 3, 2016 ·

What is it to be a black woman in America. 1,241 more words

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These 7 Cities Expose Exactly What Gentrification Is Doing to America

These 7 Cities Expose Exactly What Gentrification Is Doing to America

 By Zak Cheney Rice October 22, 2014

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Twenty-five years ago, the term “gentrification” was largely unfamiliar to the average American. 1,633 more words

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Jesse Williams' BET Awards 2016 Speech: Watch | Billboard

“Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real. Thank you.”

Watch the full speech below:

“Let’s get a couple of things straight. The burden of the brutalized is not to comfort the bystander — that’s not our job so let’s stop with all that.

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Political Prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney Fears for His Life | Black Agenda Report

Political Prisoner Rev. Edward Pinkney Fears for His Life

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 06/07/2016 – 18:02

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford…

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Keep Muhammed Ali's Legacy Away from Beyonce and Kanye West | Black Agenda Report

Keep Muhammed Ali’s Legacy Away from Beyonce and Kanye West

Submitted by Danny Haiphong on Tue, 06/14/2016 – 19:12

by Danny Haiphong

Airheaded commentators compare Beyonce’s media products and Kanye West’s off-hand quips to Muhammad Ali’s heroic political struggle and genuine sacrifice in the Sixties. 1,369 more words

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