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The criminal justice system is destroying America, here’s how

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Reported Marvin Dupree One of the greatest issues facing contemporary America is its flawed correctional facility system that, according to Evan Feinberg, president of Generation Opportunity, is now swiftly becoming a bipartisan issue. In a CNN opinion piece, Feinberg fleshed out problematic matters that plague this nation. Not only does America have the highest incarceration rate in the world—with the ...

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Do cops see the assault and killing of black men as a sport?

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Reported by Victor Ochieng The question itself may be very racially-charged, but it’s a question worth asking. In the wake of the deaths of many Black men at the hands of White cops, is shooting Black men the new game of darts for White police officers and wannabe cops? America has recently seen widespread protests across different states over the ...

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Racist, Homophobic, Lying Murderers: The 6 Most Evil U.S. Presidents

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April V. Taylor Many patriotic Americans would find it hard to believe that any U.S. President makes any list of the most evil rulers in the history of the world, but U.S. leaders make the Wonderslist list thanks to George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush. They join the ranks of Robert Mugabe and Bashar Al Assad with ...

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Noam Chomsky: White People’s Fear Of Revenge For Slavery Is ‘Deeply Rooted In American Culture’

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April V. Taylor Renowned linguist and activist Noam Chomsky has been speaking with philosopher George Yancy as part of a feature for the New York Times in which he discusses race and racism in America.  In the most recent installment, Chomsky discusses  the roots of American racism and the legacy of black enslavement and subjugation in America, going into detail ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: President Obama has nice words in Selma, but his people are among the most tortured on the planet

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by Dr Boyce Watkins People have ranted and raved about the brilliant and inspirational speech given by President Barack Obama in Selma.   I applaud the president’s willingness to speak, and we know that such speeches can serve to inspire those who care about the future of this country. However, it is also important for black people to look beyond words ...

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Yvette Carnell: Al Sharpton’s role in the Comcast debacle reminds us of why he needs to go

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In this video, Yvette Carnell explains why the $20 billion dollar lawsuit against Al Sharpton is yet another reminder that the black community needs to let him go. Sharpton was sued this week by Byron Allen and others who were concerned that Sharpton may have been bribed by Comcast to remain silent about the racial implications of the company’s merge ...

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April V. Taylor: Why Is Assata Shakur A Hero To Black People But A Terrorist To The Government

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April V. Taylor According to the United States government, Assata Shakur, born JoAnne Chesimard, is an escaped convicted cop killer and a domestic terrorist, worthy of being placed on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list.  Shakur was the first woman to ever be placed on the list, and the state of New Jersey put a $2 million bounty on her ...

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How Can The World’s Richest Country Deny The Basic Right To Water Just To Make A Profit?

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April V. Taylor Access to clean, safe water was declared a fundamental human right by the United Nations General Assembly on July 28, 2010. While 122 countries voted to support the resolution, more than forty abstained from voting, many of which were industrialized countries that believe that water should be commodified and sold for profit and viewed more as a ...

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Dr. Samori Swygert: 7 Things Black America Can Do RIGHT NOW to Form a Black Hollywood

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100 reasons why we need a separate Black Hollywood by Dr. Samori Swygert Fact: In 1998 The American Film Institute published a list of the top 100 Greatest American Movies of all time. The list was a 100 year review, it was updated in 2007. Their introductory quote is presented below: “In 1998, AFI invited more than 1,500 leaders from ...

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Carl Dix: Rock In The New Year With Resistance To Police Murder

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by Carl Dix NO NEW YEAR UNDER THIS OLD SYSTEM! WE CAN’T BREATHE! from Carl Dix On New Year’s Eve, as the clock winds down on 2014, the powers that be will hope to be ringing in a new year that carries forward business as usual. That must not be allowed to go down because business as usual in Amerikkka ...

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