Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic

Man Removes Confederate Flag Off the Back of Truck During Traffic Few things have sparked as much debate as the controversy over the Confederate flag, this controversy has been stirring for many years, it did not start last month, as many believe, it became a big deal first in 1962, more than 50 years ago.…

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Columbia Becomes The First US University to Divest Private Prison Companies

Columbia Becomes The First US University to Divest Private Prison Companies Student protests stopped Columbia University from taking money from companies that run private prisons, which manages a $9.2 billion endowment, citing the “larger, ongoing discussion of the issue of mass incarceration that concerns citizens from across the ideological spectrum.” Columbia’s advisory committee said, “An…

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Autopsy of Freddie Gray Leaked to Media

The state medical examiner's office has changed the cause of death for Freddie Gray from accident to homicide, following the autopsy report which shows Gray died of a single high-energy injury, probably caused by sudden slowing of the police van he was riding in, according to the report obtained by the Baltimore Sun. Homicide is…

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Private Prisons Can Sue States for Not Having Enough Prisoners

Private Prisons Sues States for Not Having Enough Prisoners In America, most prisons are owned by private corporations. Private corporations like to make money. Lots of money. Empty prison beds do not make money, so many states are being urged into contracts with the prisons, pledging to keep the prison anywhere from 70% to 97%…

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REMEMBERING THE VICTIMS – HATE DOESN’T WIN

MOTHER Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church CHARLESTON, SC - WEDNESDAY JUNE 17, 2015 MINISTER Reverend Clementa Pinckney (41) Was the Pastor at Emanuel AME Church, South Carolina State Senator, married father of two, was leading the Bible Study Wednesday doing the work he had always felt was right for him. He started to preach…

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The Top 8 Most Startling Facts You Should Know About Our Prison System

The Top 8 Most Startling Facts You Should Know About Our Prison System Prison may sound like no big deal when you are young and naive. However, take a good hard look at these statistics that could be a real life changer. One wrong move and you could become any one of these statistics. 1.…

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Top 8 Most Surprising Facts About Race and The US Criminal Justice

Top 8 Most Surprising Facts About Race and The US Criminal Justice Suppose we set all politics aside. No agenda. Let's look at “Just the facts,” as sleuths in old-fashioned mystery shows on television were fond of saying. If we do that--if we seek out empirical evidence and examine it without preconceptions--do we find that…

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8 Facts that Prove Women’s Prison Is More Horrifying Than It Looks

8 Facts that Prove Women's Prison Is More Horrifying Than It Looks Shows like “Orange is the New Black” give an unrealistic portrayal of women in prisons. It's time to set the record straight. Here are 8 facts about women in prisons 1. Women are a lower risk to public safety than male offenders. Most…

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