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Supreme Court Texas Redistricting Decision Could be Blow for Latinos, Advocates Fear

Supreme Court Texas Redistricting Decision Could be Blow for Latinos, Advocates Fear | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked the use of the maps issued by the federal judges.
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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
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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A Just Cause Coast 2 Coast - Abuse of Power By Judges

A Just Cause Coast 2 Coast - Abuse of Power By Judges | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Lamont Banks, Lisa Stewart and Dennis Merritt of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Although the American system of justice is the most-respected worldwide, it is still a system designed, and operated, by humans, which means it's not perfect. Sam, Cliff, and Lisa will highlight ongoing struggles against "the system" to free wrongfully imprisoned people, and what happens when justice miscarries against an actually innocent person. Our Special Guest for tonight's show is Thomas (Stephen) Hubbard, Jr., a Freelance Court Reporter, who has years of experience working inside our United States' courtrooms. A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's been wrongly imprisoned in Florence, CO for a crime they didn't commit. Read full story: www.freetheirp6.org. For more information, about A Just Cause and to Donate to the IRP6 legal defense fund, visit www.a-justcause.com. Follow us on Twitter: @AJCRadio, @A_JustCause, @FreeTheeIRP6, @FreeeTheIRP6 and Like our Facebook Pages: https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCoast2Coast, and https://www.facebook.com/AJustCauseCO, https://www.facebook.com/FreetheIRP6 Thank you for your support!
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All day for Freddie Gray

All day for Freddie Gray | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The murder of Freddie Gray by six Baltimore cops sparked solidarity protests across the U.S. in late April and early May.
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CSH's Community Activists Speak Up! - Invisible People

CSH's Community Activists Speak Up! - Invisible People | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Supportive Housing Community Advocates program is designed to support formerly homeless residents of permanent supportive housing to effectively advocate for themselves and their communities. The year-long curriculum combines monthly educational trainings on topics such as housing policy, advocacy, storytelling, narrative development, and public speaking with individual coaching sessions, as well as numerous opportunities to advocate at local, state, and federal levels.
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Racism Is Real • BRAVE NEW FILMS

Published on Apr 29, 2015

The Baltimore Uprising is a symptom of a much larger problem! SIGN THE PLEDGE TO FIGHT RACISM:http://www.bravenewfilms.org/racism SUBSCRIBE http://bit.ly/1JUX3Xv WATCH OUR FEATURE FILMS FREE: http://bit.ly/1JUX3Xv WATCH MORE: http://bit.ly/1GxWnUe

Something is wrong when thousands of resumes are mailed to employers with identical information and black-sounding names are 50% less likely to get a call back. Something is wrong when black people are charged prices roughly $700 higher than white people when buying cars. Something is wrong when black drivers are twice as likely to get pulled over by the police and black male teens are 21 times more likely to be killed by cops than their white counterparts. Something is wrong when black people are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of white people.

And something is wrong when we continue to NOT do anything about it!
SIGN THE PLEDGE TO FIGHT RACISM http://www.bravenewfilms.org/racism

Educators: use this film in your classroom! http://www.bravenewfilms.org/educators

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Federal court approves end to solitary confinement of juveniles in Illinois « American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois

Federal court approves end to solitary confinement of juveniles in Illinois « American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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New Illinois policy: No solitary to punish juvenile inmates : News

New Illinois policy: No solitary to punish juvenile inmates : News | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
CHICAGO • A federal judge in Chicago has approved new rules strictly barring juvenile detention centers in Illinois from using solitary confinement to punish detainees.
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Why American Jails May Drastically Curtail Inmate Phone Calls

Why American Jails May Drastically Curtail Inmate Phone Calls | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
At jails across the country, sheriffs are threatening to literally rip phones out of the walls. Here's why.
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Put yourself in the jury box: Did these 8 men deserve to die?

Put yourself in the jury box: Did these 8 men deserve to die? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
They did terrible things, but with pasts like these…
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Wisconsin GOP: Restrict Food Stamp Recipients' Choices

Wisconsin GOP: Restrict Food Stamp Recipients' Choices | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Many low-income Wisconsinites might no longer be able to purchase lobster or shrimp, and may be subject to drug testing and forced substance abuse rehabilitation programs, under two bills introduced in the GOP-majority state assembly this month.
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Free Mary Neal

Free Mary Neal | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
I just signed an important petition at iPetitions. I really care about this cause and I hope you'll show your support for it, too.
Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally IllLINKS"DON'T BECOME NAZI AMERICA" http://freespeakblog.blogspot.com/2012/09/nazi-america.html "The U.S. Justice Dept is Criminal"http://justicegagged.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-us-justice-dept-is-criminal.html Computer Takeover (real-time cyberstalking videos)http://youtube.com/jkempp703 WRONGFUL DEATH OF LARRY NEALhttp://WrongfulDeathOfLarryNeal.com "Happy Anniversary, Cochran Firm Frauds"http://freespeakblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/happy-anniversary-cochran-firm-frauds.html
EXPOSED - FreeSpeakbloghttp://FreeSpeakBlog.blogspot.com Dog Justice for the Mentally Illhttp://DogJusticeforMentallyIll.blogspot.com MaryLovesJusticehttp://MaryLovesJustice.blogspot.com Justice Gagged bloghttp://JusticeGagged.blogspot.com @koffietime at Twitterhttp://twitter.com/koffietime MaryLovesJustice at Google+https://plus.google.com/115212823950444967993 Davis/MacPhail Truth Committeehttp://DMTruth.blogspot.com Human Rights for Prisoners Marchhttp://humanrightsforprisonersmarch.blogspot.com/ Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill at Care2http://www.care2.com/c2c/group/aimi Mary Neal on HubPageshttp://maryneal.hubpages.com/ Mary Neal at NowPublic.com, a/k/a "duo"http://NowPublic.com/duo Mary Neal at OpEdNewshttp://www.opednews.com/author/author19344.html
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Female genital mutilation increase in England 'only tip of iceberg'

Female genital mutilation increase in England 'only tip of iceberg' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Number of girls being treated for FGM rises to 578 in March, as campaigners warn month-on-month increase looks set to continue
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West Memphis Three's Damien Echols: 'Today Was My Original Execution Date'

West Memphis Three's Damien Echols: 'Today Was My Original Execution Date' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"If it would have been carried out, I would have been dead 21 years today," Echols noted on Twitter
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Alleged Police Brutality Case Going to Trial

Alleged Police Brutality Case Going to Trial | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
WILKES-BARRE -- A man who claims he was beaten by seven Pennsylvania state troopers will now have his day in court. Robert Leone of Vestal, New York has the police video of his 2010 arrest that he ...
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Obama silent on Omaha Two case as UN human rights treaty review progresses

Obama silent on Omaha Two case as UN human rights treaty review progresses | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama, a former law school professor, is no doubt familiar with the Supreme Court decision Stone v.
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Missouri Senate Overrides Veto Of Welfare Restrictions Bill

Missouri Senate Overrides Veto Of Welfare Restrictions Bill | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Missouri Senate voted on Monday to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill that severely restricts welfare eligibility, potentially cutting benefits to thousands of low-income families.

Nixon, a Democrat, on Thursday vetoed the bill, which ca...
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Modern Day Slave Auction: Prison Auctioneers Sell People Like Products •


This is a clip from the Brave New Films documentary, "Immigrants for Sale" Watch the full film free:http://bit.ly/1F26NjZ SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1JUX3Xv Countless lives of undocumented immigrants are being taken and sold for billions of dollars. Watch the disturbing details unfold and listen to the first-hand accounts of the real cost of private prisons.

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SUPPORT MAN INJURED FOR LIFE BY DEARBORN POLICE FOR 'WALKING WHILE BLACK' TUES. MAY 5, 10 AM

SUPPORT MAN INJURED FOR LIFE BY DEARBORN POLICE FOR 'WALKING WHILE BLACK' TUES. MAY 5, 10 AM | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Bodies of Bali 9 arrive Australia after potentially illegal executions

Bodies of Bali 9 arrive Australia after potentially illegal executions | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The bodies of executed Bali duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have arrived at Sydney airport after the final leg of their journey home to Australia. The pair left Jakarta on Friday night.
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Charges Dropped Against Willie Manning; Becomes 153rd Death Row Exoneree | Death Penalty Information Center

Charges Dropped Against Willie Manning; Becomes 153rd Death Row Exoneree | Death Penalty Information Center | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Man sentenced to life at age 14 loses bid for freedom - Chicago

Man sentenced to life at age 14 loses bid for freedom - Chicago | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A Chicago man who has spent almost 25 years in prison for a double murder conviction when he was 14 will not go free, a Cook County judge ruled Monday.
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As investigation enters fifth month, Tamir Rice’s mother has moved into a homeless shelter

As investigation enters fifth month, Tamir Rice’s mother has moved into a homeless shelter | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"The incident has shattered the life of the Rice family," a new court filing stated.
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Congress: Change Sentencing Disproportions & Disparities Among Minority Defendants

Congress: Change Sentencing Disproportions & Disparities Among Minority Defendants | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
We need your help to change sentencing disparities among minority defendants.  The collateral consequences of convictions has taken its toll on American society.  No matter how long the sentence, it becomes a life term for all involved.  Help A Just Cause (AJC) bring attention to the disparities in sentencing among minority defendants.  Congress needs to hear the pleas of American citizens and know that we will not accept racial bias in the judicial process.     
In the case of the IRP6, which consists of six software business executives of IRP Solutions, Gary Walker, David Banks, Clint Stewart, Kendrick Barnes, Demetrius Harper and Dave Zirpolo;  Kendrick, an African American, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment accused of signing timecards of employees.
In a different case, Elaine Martin (Caucasian business owner of MarCon) only received a seven year sentence after being found guilty of 22 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy and filing false tax returns resulting in $3.1 million loss by her victims (company obtained 33 contracts totaling $14.2 million).
There is a huge sentencing/racial disparity in these two cases. Please help bring awareness and change to this issue in the United States by signing this petition. Too many minorities and their families are suffering from these extensive sentences and in many cases, innocent men and women have been Wrongfully Incarcerated.
Thank you in Advance and We appreciate your support!
 
For more information about the story of the IRP6 or for copies of the legal filings go to http://www.freetheirp6.org
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Omar Khadr was waterboarded as Canadian government moves to prevent his release on bail

Omar Khadr was waterboarded as Canadian government moves to prevent his release on bail | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sheila Pratt, Edmonton Journal, has written on May 3: "With last-minute legal manoeuvres, the federal government will try to prevent the release of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr on bail...
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Judge resentences Adolfo Davis to natural life in prison

Judge resentences Adolfo Davis to natural life in prison | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
CHICAGO -- On Monday a Cook County judge resentenced Adolfo Davis to natural life in prison. Davis, who was ordered to life in prison as a juvenile, faced resentencing in  a landmark case that has ...
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