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OUR COMMON GROUND l Disconnection from Our History

OUR COMMON GROUND l Disconnection from Our History | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
OUR COMMONGROUND with Janice Graham "Disconnected From Our History: The Residual of MisEducation, Media and Denial" ALTERNATIVE, ACTIVIST EMPOWERMENT TALK RADIO URBAN PROGRESSIVE independent talk radio examining global and community issues, events,...
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SocialAction2014 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Free Davontae Sanford Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

The police know it. The prosecutors know it. The courts know it. Anybody who reads the court records and police reports knows it.
This could have been any one of us, or any one of our children who was falsely arrested, railroaded, and imprisioned. If we let this stand, who will be next?
Demand that the prosecutors stop covering up their frame-up of this innocent child and come clean. Demand that Davontae be freed to come home
You Can Write Him At
Davontae Sanford-684070
ionia maxmium correctional fac.
`1576 w.bluewater highway
ionia,mi 48846

detroitforgottonc... about.me/JUSTICEDAVONTAE

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Why march for homes? Because the housing crisis goes far beyond us Focus E15 mums | Jasmin Stone

Why march for homes? Because the housing crisis goes far beyond us Focus E15 mums | Jasmin Stone | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
We live in a rich country, yet London is blighted by homelessness and ordinary people being priced out of their own area; things have to change
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Decarcerate The Garden State: Decarcerate the Garden State Supports Feb 28 March for 15 in Newark NJ

Decarcerate The Garden State: Decarcerate the Garden State Supports Feb 28 March for 15 in Newark NJ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Dean's story exposes the failures of our system

Dean's story exposes the failures of our system | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Last night (January 30), Vox Political had reason to thank its readers on Facebook after that page's weekly reach topped one million readers - that's a lot of people. Now it's time to see if we can...
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Social Media Campaign Helps Connect Homeless People With Loved Ones

Social Media Campaign Helps Connect Homeless People With Loved Ones | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
People have a hard time thinking of the homeless as humans, let alone as someone’s child, parent, brother or sister.

But a new social media campaign wants to change that, and in the process, give some homeless people permanent shelter off th...
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Food Stamps Save Kids and Parents From Hunger | EQUAL VOICE NEWS

Food Stamps Save Kids and Parents From Hunger | EQUAL VOICE NEWS | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Equal Voice News covers news about America's working families, poverty and policy. Topics include: housing, employment, education, immigration and health care. Online newspaper is supported by Marguerite Casey Foundation.
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Homeless Man Who Refused To Leave His Dog During Below-Zero Temperatures Gets Shelter For Pup

Homeless Man Who Refused To Leave His Dog During Below-Zero Temperatures Gets Shelter For Pup | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Even in frigid weather conditions, this homeless man wouldn't leave his beloved best friend.

Bernard Holland, 53, and his dog, Oreo, had been staying in a tent at a homeless camp in downtown Indianapolis. Earlier this month, an outreach worker fr...
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This Is How Much the US Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People, in One Startling GIF

This Is How Much the US Spends on Imprisoning vs. Educating People, in One Startling GIF | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The prison system is broken.
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Food Not Bombs sues Fort Lauderdale over homeless feeding rules

Food Not Bombs sues Fort Lauderdale over homeless feeding rules | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
FORT LAUDERDALE – The Fort Lauderdale Food Not Bombs group dropped a legal bomb on the city Thursday, filing a federal lawsuit that claims its free-speech rights are being violated by the city's new homeless feeding regulations.
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Over 31,000 Londoners facing eviction threat

Over 31,000 Londoners facing eviction threat | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than 31,000 people in London are living under the threat of eviction, shock analysis has revealed.... Based on the Ministry of Justice's latest data, housing charity Shelter's research found t...
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Black Lives Matter in Seattle | SocialistWorker.org

Black Lives Matter in Seattle | SocialistWorker.org | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Hundreds of anti-racist activists in Seattle came together with Black Power icon John Carlos to discuss the future of the struggle.
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Marissa Alexander's release isn't enough

Marissa Alexander's release isn't enough | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
No, this isn't justice. Not for the thousands of women of color who have sought to defend themselves from domestic violence, only to be told that they're wrong.
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How One Woman's Love Helped Overturn a Wrongful Conviction Case That May Help Thousands

How One Woman's Love Helped Overturn a Wrongful Conviction Case That May Help Thousands | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Derrick Hamilton's exoneration is an anomaly that may ease the reversal of other wrongful conviction cases. He couldn't have done it without a particular woman.
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'She was only a baby': last charge dropped in police raid that killed sleeping Detroit child

'She was only a baby': last charge dropped in police raid that killed sleeping Detroit child | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Aiyana Stanley-Jones was 7 years old when she was killed by a single bullet to the head. As an officer walks free, another community is demanding answers
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Who counts as 'homeless' depends on how you ask | Al Jazeera America

Who counts as 'homeless' depends on how you ask | Al Jazeera America | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Who counts as homeless
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Stark Images Capture Real Life In One Of America’s Poorest Towns

Stark Images Capture Real Life In One Of America’s Poorest Towns | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
How do those who live in dire poverty manage their daily lives, and can a town struggling under the weight of such poverty ever transform itself?
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Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison

Report: Blind, Deaf, Disabled Inmates Abused in Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is facing a scathing report and several lawsuits contending that correctional staff at a Huntsville prison regularly neglect, abuse and even violently beat prisoners with disabilities — with little to no consequences.
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Sex abuse inquiry: 'Victims receive death threats' after MPs release names online

Sex abuse inquiry: 'Victims receive death threats' after MPs release names online | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Survivors of sex abuse say they have received death threats and been approached by their abusers, after MPs published their details online last week.
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After 75 years as a “citizen of nowhere,” Dublin-born man fights for his identity

After 75 years as a “citizen of nowhere,” Dublin-born man fights for his identity | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Graham was born in a mother and child home; both Dublin and Belfast rejected his citizenship.
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COPS KILL GIRLS: CHARGES DISMISSED IN DEATH OF AIYANA JONES, 7; TWO TEENS DEAD IN COLORADO, TEXAS

COPS KILL GIRLS: CHARGES DISMISSED IN DEATH OF AIYANA JONES, 7; TWO TEENS DEAD IN COLORADO, TEXAS | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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3 1/2 Minutes: How Gun Culture, Fear and Racial Bias Killed Jordan Davis

3 1/2 Minutes: How Gun Culture, Fear and Racial Bias Killed Jordan Davis | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The film 3 1/2 Minutes documents the trial of Davis’ killer, Michael Dunn, and captures the life of the young man through interviews with his parents and friends.
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Exclusive: The cop who choked Eric Garner to death won't have to pay a dime in damages

Exclusive: The cop who choked Eric Garner to death won't have to pay a dime in damages | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Who shoulders the big payouts in police misconduct cases?
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How you can help rough sleepers during the cold

How you can help rough sleepers during the cold | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
It is bitterly cold, you notice a rough sleeper in a doorway and wonder what you can do. Here is how you can help.
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‘Deeply wrong’: Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry

‘Deeply wrong’: Labour TD abstains from vote on mother and baby homes inquiry | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Labour TD Anne Ferris abstained from the vote criticising the lack of objectivity of the investigation.
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