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CrackLand - from open arms to redemption

Last Sunday, 21st of May, more than 900 policemen from the military police of Sao Paulo, armed with guns, throwing tear gas and with helicopters, took over Cracolandia (Crackland), an area in the city centre of Sao Paulo that is infamous for being a place to use and sell drugs. 1,088 more words

Family Of Black Arkansas Inmate Files Civil Rights Complaint After Man's Death

The family of Arkansas inmate Michael Sabbie filed a civil rights complaint Wednesday following his tragic death, reports NBC News.

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Nation

Chris Hedges | Trump Is the Symptom, Not the Disease

The corporate elites, however, frightened by what the political scientist Samuel Huntington called an “excess of democracy” that originated in the 1960s, methodically destroyed the democratic edifice. 942 more words

Police Brutality

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“If you’re not careful, the media will have you hating the people being oppressed and loving the people doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X.

Today I am free. 1,703 more words

Talking about the Black Mama's Bail Out action with my 5-year-old

Did y’all follow the incredible Black Mama’s Bail Out campaign as it came to fruition last week? The Black Mama’s Bail Out action, which was a vision created by Mary Hooks, co-director of… 689 more words

Parenting

Florida: Schizophrenic Man Boiled To Death By Guards NO CHARGES

Darren Rainey, 50, died while incarcerated at the Dade Correctional Institution.  He was serving a 2-year sentence for a victimless crime (possession of cocaine).  At the time of his death, he had only one month to go before his release.

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Failure To Listen

Caleb Gee reblogged this on United States Hypocrisy and commented:

Darren Rainey was locked in a boiling hot shower and cooked to death back in 2014, yet there will be no charges for the monsters who did this to him because they operated as agents of the state.