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13th is a documentary directed by Ava DuVernay and the primary focus of this documentary is on race in the United States criminal justice system. The title of this documentary comes from the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which outlawed slavery unless as punishment for a crime. 394 more words
The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified by the states on December 6, 1865. The amendment reads –
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Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
At the end of February Leonardo DiCaprio won the Academy Award for Best Actor at long last. That was for his role in The Revenant, where he played the hardy frontiersman Hugh Glass, and it was an award that I… 646 more words
I like to bounce my opinions about social problems onto my friend Jorge. He’s unafraid to objectively analyze issues that concern his personal Mexican-American heritage. This time, in particular, I wanted to understand the traditional relationship known as “Patron-Peon”. 680 more words