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Palestine's Letter of Solidarity With Ferguson, Missouri

Palestine's Letter of Solidarity With Ferguson, Missouri | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
People of the Third World know very well what it is like to have their voices forcibly suppressed by neo-colonial governments funded and armed by the U.S. and its Western allies.
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Study: Eviction Rates for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black Men

Study: Eviction Rates for Black Women on Par With Incarcerations for Black Men | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


MacArthur Foundation “How Housing Matters” (pdf) study reveals that while black men face alarmingly high incarceration rates, black women are disproportionately evicted from their homes.


According to the study, in any given year, approximately 16,000 adults and children are evicted in Milwaukee from approximately 6,000 housing units—that equates to 16 households evicted every day.


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Single Mothers and the Blame Game

Single Mothers and the Blame Game | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it
How conservative commentators distort the varying definitions of single motherhood.
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The U.S. is doing terrible in childhood equality.

 

Taking the breadwinners out of the family doesn't help. What takes the breadwinners out is the war on drugs, stop-n-fisk, racial profiling, the prison industrial complex and the military industrial complex. What underlies that culture of oppression is racism.  

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NYPD Chief Ignores A Quarter of Police Misconduct Rulings

NYPD Chief Ignores A Quarter of Police Misconduct Rulings | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


It’s rare enough that citizens file complaints against the police and even rarer that those complaints are investigated. So, it’s appalling to hear that in 25% of cases where a NYPD police misconduct review board ruled that an officer be disciplined, Chief Bill Bratton did nothing. The New York Times has the story:
 

In the first six months of 2014, the department has declined to sanction officers in over 25 percent of cases in which the board found cause for discipline. That rate is near the high end of what was seen during the last years of the Bloomberg administration, when Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly were generally hostile to external oversight.

How officers are disciplined has come under new scrutiny following the death of Eric Garner during an arrest that included, the city medical examiner said, the use of a chokehold, which is banned by…

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[VIDEO] NYPD Chokehold Kills Asthmatic Staten Island Man

[VIDEO] NYPD Chokehold Kills Asthmatic Staten Island Man | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it


A Staten Island man died Thursday after a New York Police Department officer put him in a chokehold.


The incident was captured on video by a bystander and obtained by the The New York Daily News.


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Weight Stereotyping

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Weight Stereotyping article from Glamour Health and Diet by Sharon Dreisbach.  
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People are always judging people, and often the judgements are wrong. 


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The Durability of Race | Scot Nakagawa

The Durability of Race | Scot Nakagawa | Community Village Daily | Scoop.it

If you think this photo is good, wait until you read Scot's article. 

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