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Ruling offers hope to some imprisoned as youths - chicagotribune.com

Ruling offers hope to some imprisoned as youths - chicagotribune.com

it’s so bizarre that people are still ignorant of this when the 13th amendment was created with the intentional inclusion of a loophole that the government could abuse in order to profit from slave labor: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” http://imaginal.tumblr.com/post/156717166731

it’s so bizarre that people are still ignorant of this when the 13th amendment was created with the intentional inclusion of a loophole that the government could abuse in order to profit from slave labor: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” http://imaginal.tumblr.com/post/156717166731

Failed 'War On Drugs' Is The Jim Crow Law Of Our Time. '3 Strikes Law', Mass Incarceration & For-Profit Prisons Has Decimated African American, Poor Caucasian & All Minority Families Combined. Enough Is Enough. #EndProhibition!

Failed 'War On Drugs' Is The Jim Crow Law Of Our Time. '3 Strikes Law', Mass Incarceration & For-Profit Prisons Has Decimated African American, Poor Caucasian & All Minority Families Combined. Enough Is Enough. #EndProhibition!

Source: Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness. Learn more from Angela Davis' essay Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex - http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/davisprison.html

Source: Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness. Learn more from Angela Davis' essay Masked Racism: Reflections on the Prison Industrial Complex - http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/davisprison.html

"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness."      "People are swept into the criminal justice system — particularly in poor communities of color — at very early ages ... typically for fairly minor, nonviolent crimes...[The young black males are] shuttled into prisons, branded as criminals and felons, and then when they're released, they're relegated to a permanent second-class status, stripped of the very rights supposedly won in the civil rights movement

"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness." "People are swept into the criminal justice system — particularly in poor communities of color — at very early ages ... typically for fairly minor, nonviolent crimes...[The young black males are] shuttled into prisons, branded as criminals and felons, and then when they're released, they're relegated to a permanent second-class status, stripped of the very rights supposedly won in the civil rights movement

For-Profit Prisons: Eight Statistics That Show the Problems

For-Profit Prisons: Eight Statistics That Show the Problems

'Mass Incarceration' _there are more black men in prison today than there were in the 1800s during slavery yet, Mass Incarceration is not the new cash crop, it's been in effect since after the Civil War when the slaves were supposedly freed.  [422860]

'Mass Incarceration' _there are more black men in prison today than there were in the 1800s during slavery yet, Mass Incarceration is not the new cash crop, it's been in effect since after the Civil War when the slaves were supposedly freed. [422860]

The drug war and the mass incarceration it caused

The Drug War and the Mass Incarceration It Caused: Where We Are and Where We Still Must Go (Part 1 of 5)

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