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The Old Outdated Grand Jury System Provides No Justice for African Americans

By Millard Hampton Jr. One of the first known documents of a Grand Jury took place in a mono-cultured and mono-religious community in 1166 when Henry II was King of England. Since then most every...

Tavis on Repositioning Dr. King as a Revolutionary

The “Death of a King” Interview with Kam Williams Tavis Smiley is the host and managing editor of Tavis Smiley on PBS, and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International. He is also the...

The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration Has Hijacked the American Dream

Book Review by Kam Williams “Our criminal justice system is in need of reform. [It] costs the taxpayers too much, fails at rehabilitation, exacts a life-long toll on offenders, and does not yield...

Child Slavery Alive and Well in Each Bite of Chocolate you Eat this Halloween

The delicious candy bars you eat which can lead to tooth decay, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimers contain chocolate extracted from child slavery and processed sugar. The combination of...

Young Ohioans Rally on Steps of Statehouse to Lift Up Need for Policy Changes Against Police Brutality

OSA and Allies Host Rally to Address Growing Police Violence In Communities of Color   On Saturday, October 18, at 12:00 pm, The Ohio Student Association (OSA), the Ohio Organizing Collaborative...

Amidst Vigilantism & Police Violence Dream Defenders Propose Marketing Bulletproof Vests to Minors

As Midterms Approach #VestOrVote Billboard Campaign, Parody Website, and New PSA Dramatize Choice Facing Communities of Color Impacted by Violence *** View Vest Sales Page HERE:...

Supreme Court Blocks Appeals Court Order, Obstructs Access to Ballot by Reinstating Restrictive Voting Measures

A Statement from the North Carolina NAACP and Advancement Project WASHINGTON – Today, the Supreme Court blocked the mandate issued by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to instate a preliminary...

Governor Jerry Brown signs Prison Anti-Sterilization Bill

On Sept.25th Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1135 Prison Anti-Sterilization bill authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, sponsored by legal and human rights organization Justice Now, and...

California’s Slaves Continue to Risk Their Lives Fighting Wild Fires for $1.45 Cents a Day, While Wall Street Enjoys Record Highs Based Upon America’s Slave Labor Force

By Blake Turner Non-Violent offender laws is the driving force behind California’s Slave labor system which takes jobs away from many Californians. For almost 100 years California has used slave...

ESSIE BERRY WIDOW OF FRED “RERUN” BERRY UNLEASHES 2014 ANTHEM AGAINST POLICE KILLINGS

Civil Rights Activist Essie “Rerun” Berry, also the widow of Fred Rerun Berry  from the hit TV sitcom, What’s Happening, wants answers and demands them immediately. Police killings...