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Pathologist: No evidence death row inmate abused child

Pathologist: No evidence death row inmate abused child | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
An inmate has been on Death Row since 2002 for a crime the state's pathologist says didn't happen.
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SocialAction2015 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 ! | SocialAction2015 | 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
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Atlanta Child Murders: Wayne Williams hopes new information leads to appeal

Atlanta Child Murders: Wayne Williams hopes new information leads to appeal | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Wayne Williams attorney received letter from Department of Justice about tainted evidence in his trial
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States Are Required to Educate Students Behind Bars, but Here's What Really Happens

States Are Required to Educate Students Behind Bars, but Here's What Really Happens | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Since age 12, Cadeem Gibbs has struggled to reconcile his desire to learn with his incarceration.
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Are police tactics too tough? -

Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Fmr. NYPD Police Chief Bernard Kerik discuss police tactics and the death of Freddie Gray.
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Prince, Ice Cube and Killer Mike speak for justice in Baltimore

Prince, Ice Cube and Killer Mike speak for justice in Baltimore | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The death of Freddie Gray while in police custody, and the ensuing unrest surrounding it, has prompted another round of musicians to speak out on the value of black lives and on racial issues in America.
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The real reason young people are the poorest generation in 25 years

The real reason young people are the poorest generation in 25 years | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Hint: It's not because of the Internet.
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Settlement Won’t Even Cover Medical Bills for Baby Whose Face was Blown Apart by Police Grenade

Settlement Won’t Even Cover Medical Bills for Baby Whose Face was Blown Apart by Police Grenade | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Meanwhile, the cops involved escape all accountability and the taxpayers and the toddler's family are the only ones punished.

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OCG : : "Uprising: Resistance and Rebellion" : : BALTIMORE AND BEYOND

OCG : : "Uprising: Resistance and Rebellion" : : BALTIMORE AND BEYOND | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Uprising: Resistance and Rebellion" Guests: Ajamu Baraka and Efia Nwangaza Ajamu Baraka, Founder and fromer Executive Director , the US Human Rights Network and Contributor to Black Agenda Report Baraka is an internationally recognized leader of the emerging human rights movement in the U.S. and has been at the forefront of efforts to apply the international human rights framework to social justice advocacy in the U.S. for more than 25 years. Efia Nwangaza, Human Rights Attorney and Liberation Broadcaster, WMXP Greenville South Carolina Sister Nwangaza, current director of the Malcolm X Center for Self Determination, is a former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) organizer. The Malcolm X Center for Self Determination ( http://wmxp955.webs.com/aboutus.htm ), is a volunteer grassroots, community based, volunteer staffed, owned and operated human rights action center, since 1991. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham FACEBOOK Community Forum Twitter: @JaniceOCG #TalkthatMatters OCG Blog Pinterest Visit our Tumblr Page "Speaking Truth to Power and OURselves"
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Omar Khadr’s bail release not an issue for U.S., spokesperson says | Toronto Star

Omar Khadr’s bail release not an issue for U.S., spokesperson says | Toronto Star | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Release of former Guantanamo Bay detainee would not harm diplomatic relations between Canada and U.S., State Department spokesperson says.
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Baltimore Teen Facing LIFE-SENTENCE for Broken Window, Bail: $500,000. | Apx Predator

Baltimore Teen Facing LIFE-SENTENCE for Broken Window, Bail: $500,000. | Apx Predator | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Freddie Gray's Injuries: Self Inflicted or Foul Play

Freddie Gray's Injuries: Self Inflicted or Foul Play | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
On tonight's segment of Center Stage we will explore the 45 minutes Freddie Gray was in police custody.
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‘There’s always need’: Baltimore unrest highlights struggles with hunger and crime -

One in five people in Baltimore live in a “food desert,” an area without grocery stores and fresh food, made worse by the recent riots that destroyed some of the convenience stores on which many rely. But that’s just one of the problems that residents face. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how residents are working to bring stability and peace to a neglected and hungry neighborhood.

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Marilyn Mosby Went Into Today’s Press Conference Unknown, Emerged A Champion Of Reform

Marilyn Mosby Went Into Today’s Press Conference Unknown, Emerged A Champion Of Reform | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Mosby immediately set herself apart from the other prosecutors in prominent police death cases in the past few months, both by announcing that her office would file charges against her own police officers, without even the cover of a grand jury, but also with the rhetoric that she chose.
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Child murder victims' families question Wayne Williams guilt

Child murder victims' families question Wayne Williams guilt | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Thirty-three years after Wayne Williams was convicted in the Atlanta Missing and Murdered Children's case, his guilt is still being debated.
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Bryan Stevenson on Mass Incarceration, Racial Injustice: "We All Need Mercy; We All Need Justice"

Bryan Stevenson on Mass Incarceration, Racial Injustice: "We All Need Mercy; We All Need Justice" | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Slavery's lasting ideology of white supremacy figures into the history of racial injustice in incarceration, say author Bryan Stevenson.
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Retaliation high for women soldiers who report sex assault -

A survey published this week showed that a large percentage of women soldiers who reported unwanted sexual advances said they faced retaliation. USA Today re...
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Homeless man in shed illustrates Charlotte’s toughest cases

Homeless man in shed illustrates Charlotte’s toughest cases | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Ronnie Pierce, 63, is one of Charlotte’s so-called chronic inebriates. These homeless men and women have been kicked out of multiple housing programs because of alcohol-related problems, posing a serious challenge for advocates seeking to end chronic homelessness.
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Victorian Britain? Teachers feeding, clothing, & providing basic parenting to poor pupils

Victorian Britain? Teachers feeding, clothing, & providing basic parenting to poor pupils | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
British teachers concerned about the welfare of disadvantaged pupils have taken to washing their clothes, feeding them homemade lunches and even offering the youngsters haircuts as they warn of a resurgence of Victorian levels of poverty in the UK.
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'Cleveland Abduction' premieres on Lifetime tonight

'Cleveland Abduction' premieres on Lifetime tonight | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
*Warning: Some of the images in the trailer below may be considered disturbing* CLEVELAND-It was an amazing escape that happened nearly two years ago: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight...
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Fourth World Radyo: The Dogs of Race War: Negro Mercenaries and The Baltimore Uprising

Fourth World Radyo: The Dogs of Race War: Negro Mercenaries and The Baltimore Uprising | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Summary: This dispatch concerns the events leading up to and surrounding the recent killing of yet another unarmed American African, Freddie Gray, by 'Peace' Officers in the US city of Baltimore, M...
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Pregnant mum roaming streets looking for night’s accommodation in Dublin

Pregnant mum roaming streets looking for night’s accommodation in Dublin | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Ann Walsh, 20, is six months pregnant with her second child and claims the best the services in Dublin could do was offer a sleeping bag
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Bali Nine lawyer Muhammad Rifan arrested in Indonesia over making false statements

Bali Nine lawyer Muhammad Rifan arrested in Indonesia over making false statements | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
FORMER Bali Nine lawyer Muhammad Rifan has reportedly been arrested in Indonesia over making false statements without giving evidence, a source has revealed to Sky News.
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18 women suspect that babies they were told died are alive

18 women suspect that babies they were told died are alive | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died soon after birth at a St. Louis hospital are now wondering if the children could have been taken from them still very much alive.
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Over 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault

Over 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
More than 3,000 police officers are being investigated for alleged assault – with black and Asian people significantly more likely than white people to complain of police brutality, according to an Independent investigation.
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Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store

Maine Governor Prepares To Make Food Stamps Recipients Jump Through New Hoops At The Grocery Store | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A Maine law that purports to ban "junk food" purchases with food stamps would also deny the poor access to bulk deli meats.
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