Posts Tagged ‘ Violence ’

The New Jim Crow Is An Instant American Classic

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February 8, 2012
The New Jim Crow Is An Instant American Classic

The New Jim Crow Blasts Onto New York Times Bestseller List!!!  “Much like a great explorer, Michelle Alexander has discovered another America–a bizarro world where prejudice and discrimination have replaced truth and justice. An America that is as intent on destroying young Black men as it is at proclaiming its passion for freedom and fairness....
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In South Side Chicago Neighborhood, Violence Still Hard to Shake

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February 7, 2012
In South Side Chicago Neighborhood, Violence Still Hard to Shake

Chicago News Cooperative Paul Beaty/Chicago News Cooperative STRUGGLING TO FIND SAFETY La’Keisha Gray-Sewell, her husband, Barry Sewell, and their children, Marquis, 13, and Quimaya, 12, live in a two-flat in Englewood. By DON TERRY Published: February 4, 2012 Until recently, the sound of gunfire crackling in the streets of Englewood came from at least...
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In Detroit, Young Black Girls Are Featured as Gladiators in 30-Second ‘Fight Game’

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February 2, 2012
In Detroit, Young Black Girls Are Featured as Gladiators in 30-Second ‘Fight Game’

  “School Fight Clubs” are popular with many young Black students across America! Where are the parents, mentors, pastors and community leaders of these children? Click Here to See 30 Second Fight Game!     A girls bangs the head of another girl against the floor for the “30 Second Fight Game” at Ludington Magnet School in...
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