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War on Drugs=Racism. The End.

It has been a long and winding road, but we are finally reaching the promised land. The state of California lifting its marijuana prohibition signals the last gasp of the racist, costly, and preposterous war on drugs. 1,129 more words

Orange is the New Black (Part I)

As of 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately 12–13% of the American population was African-American

and yet they made up 35% of the U.S jail population and 37% of the U.S.  1,223 more words

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The Hungry Tigress: Mettamorphosis vs. Meatamorphosis

Just before Y2K failed to bring a bold end to global warming, I read a collection of Jataka Tales published by Rafe Martin: The Hungry Tigress… 651 more words

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The Weight [Wait] Of A Year. Writing, Loving and Remembering 2017, from prison to Poland.

Ending 2017, I am ruminating on the heavy feeling(s) I have. Has gravity increased? A rock seems to have inserted itself into my back; I feel an uncanny jolt from past to present, with the future flowing from a source of nothingness. 1,358 more words

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Campaign to Redistribute the Pain 2018 - Part IV Boycott, Defund, Bankrupt

Boycott, Defund, Bankrupt – Say NO to canteen, incentive packages, collect phone calls and visitation during February, April, June, Black August, October and December in 2018… 1,385 more words

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Punishment for Profit? Count US in.


After a shocking analysis of the prison system in the United States, the documentary 13th revealed some disturbing information about the ways that people of color in the united states are convicted and tried, as well as the way they are treated within the prison system once they have arrived. 437 more words

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