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Black Crime & Incarceration

Surveillance Video Shows Guards Laughing, Giving Mentally Ill Inmates Instructions on Beating Each Other

At East Mississippi Correctional Facility (EMCF), inmates are sometimes forced to set fires to get attention if they’re sick or if a pipe bursts, reports Mother Jones. Inmates usually set

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Whistblower Edward Snowden Revealed, Says CIA Got Swiss Banker Drunk and Put Him Behind Wheel of Car

On Sunday the name of a whistleblower who leaked documents about the sweeping spy programs being  implemented by U.S. intelligence was revealed in an interview with interview with The Guardian’s

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Federal Judge Says Blacks and Hispanics Commit More ‘Heinous’ Crimes

A group of civil rights organizations have filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a federal judge for inappropriate comments she allegedly made during a speech. The group alleges that during

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City to Hold Landlords Accountable For Renting to Drug Dealers

In the city of Hagerstown, Maryland, police are trying to rid the community of drug dealers by holding landlords accountable. Washington County Assistant State’s Attorney Brett Wilson says that the

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Across All 50 States, Blacks Four Times as Likely as Whites to be Arrested on Charges of Marijuana Possession

Even as some states are decriminalizing marijuana and attitudes are changing, Blacks are still being singled out for arrest and prosecution. From the New York Times: “…Black Americans were nearly

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Corrections Officer Who Found Inmate Hanging From Sheet But Did Nothing Sentenced to Two Years

A former Prince George’s county  correctional officer was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in the death of an inmate on Monday. Anthony McIntosh, 49, pleaded guilty

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12 Year Old Girl Faces Felony Charges After Being Arrested For Bomb Threat

A 12 year old Florida girl was arrested and is facing felony charges after a prank. According to police, the girl made a bomb threat that led to the evacuation

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PBS ‘News Hour’ Driver Julian Dawkins Gunned Down by Off Duty Cop, Protesters Demand Answers

Protesters gathered in front of an Alexandria, Virginia courthouse on Tuesday to demand answers in the slaying of a ‘PBS News’ Hour driver by an off duty sheriff’s deputy last

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U.S. Crime Rate Declines, But Federal Private Prison Population Skyrockets 784%

If you’ve been paying any attention to the news, then you know that the rate of violent crime in America is on the decline. In 2012, CNN reported that violent

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Suspect Who Took Out British Soldier With Machete Was Once Recruited By British Intelligence Agency, Says Friend

This past week a young man wielding a meat machete chopped a British soldier to death, leaving him dead in the streets of London in broad daylight. The attack on 

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