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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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Black Leaders to CBC: Immigration Reform Will Hurt Black Workers

Black leaders across the ideological spectrum wrote a letter to the Congressional Black Caucus expressing their view that the immigration bill currently before the Senate will hurt black workers. “Given

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Dozens of Beautiful Images of Black Life in 70’s Chicago Have Been Unearthed

Pulitzer winner John H. White took some remarkable pictures of Black life in Chicago in the 1970’s. Here’s a taste: Click here to see the rest

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50% of Americans Are Living in Poverty And The Numbers Are Increasing

Somewhere along the way, the land of milk and honey became the land of diminished expectations. The United States government’s numbers would have you believe that less than a quarter

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Fort Benning Army Base Was Named After Racist Confederate General, And So Were 9 Other Military Bases

Traitors who instigate insurrection against their country for the right to enslave others do not deserve to be celebrated by the very country they waged war against. Treachery should not

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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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FBI on Former Black Panther Assata Shakur: ‘We Absolutely Still Consider Her a Threat’

To many, the idea that a woman who spent the majority of her life working against the oppressively racist American government could ever be considered a terrorist in her own

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London: Soldier Chopped to Death by Machete Wielding Terrorist in Broad Daylight [Video]

Sometimes terror is a coordinated effort, even a state sanctioned operation, and at other times, terror is the act of one or two lone outliers. Today in London, terror revealed

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