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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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U.S. Drug Enforcement Is Still Despicably Racist

U.S. Drug Enforcement Is Still Despicably Racist | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Everyone smokes weed. Everyone does drugs. And yet, somehow--in this great nation!--black people seem to be the only ones getting arrested for it.
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Andrew Taylor's curator insight, October 2, 2014 3:15 PM

Absurd.

Jason Robo's curator insight, October 7, 2014 8:18 PM

Modern day slavery.

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On Rikers Island, an End to the Solitary Confinement of Children

On Rikers Island, an End to the Solitary Confinement of Children | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) has plans to minimize the solitary confinement of 16 and 17 year olds on Rikers Island. This according to an internal memo obtained by the New York ...
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[Youth Stories] “My son is now in foster care.” | Juvenile In Justice

[Youth Stories] “My son is now in foster care.” | Juvenile In Justice | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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What It Feels Like to Be Wrongly Accused

What It Feels Like to Be Wrongly Accused | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
I spent four years in an Italian prison for a crime I didn’t commit. And I am not alone.
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How to Spot a Trafficking Victim at an Airport

How to Spot a Trafficking Victim at an Airport | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Sex trafficking is a big business in the U.S. How come more people don't notice it?
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World Homeless Action Day 10-10-14

World Homeless Action Day 10-10-14 | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
World Homeless Action Day (WHAD) is a worldwide collaborative effort that is held on October 10th every year..... What should or could be done on this day? The day is there for you and your communi...
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Don’t shut courtroom door

Don’t shut courtroom door | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Not content to impose severe restrictions on reporting at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, the Obama administration now wants to bring the secretive culture of its remote island prison to the mainland by closing a federal court hearing on forced-feeding in Washington, D.C. It should not be allowed to succeed.
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Extremists to have Social Media Vetted by Police - YouTube

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11129474/Extremists-to-have-Facebook-and-Twitter-vetted-by-anti-terror-police.html twitter suspend...
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Mumia Abu Jamal to deliver commencement address

Mumia Abu Jamal to deliver commencement address | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Convicted murderer Mumia Abu Jamal is set to deliver the commencement speech at a college in Vermont this weekend.
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Detroit shutoffs to continue after judge says poor have no right to water

Detroit shutoffs to continue after judge says poor have no right to water | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Detroit shutoffs to continue after judge says poor have no right to water
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The Joe Show - Cruel Trailer

This is "The Joe Show - Cruel Trailer" by Randy Murray Productions, LLC on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Do you use JPay to send your loved ones funds? This is a MUST read...

Prison bankers cash in on captive customers By Daniel Wagner Inmates' families gouged by fees- VULTURE BANKING!! This is the first in a two-part series examining how financial companies charge high...
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'Judging America' Photo Series Captures Nation's Stereotypes

'Judging America' Photo Series Captures Nation's Stereotypes | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Terrorist. Gangster. Stripper. Landscaper.

When people are viewed as stereotypes, they're labeled on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation. Photographer Joel Parés, a U.S. Marine from Puerto Rico, sought to highlight...
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Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial

Michael Dunn found guilty of 1st-degree murder in loud-music trial | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
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Closing arguments done, jury to get loud-music case

Closing arguments done, jury to get loud-music case | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Michael Dunn did not start shooting at a Dodge Durango containing four black teenagers because they were listening to loud rap music, or because a back-seat passenger had cursed at him and disrespected him, he told jurors Tuesday.
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AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS | Students of Color: Left Behind | PBS -

Despite recent progress, students of color are still less likely than white students to complete high school. AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS premieres Oct 4 on PBS (...
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Food Poverty: Experts Say Foodbanks Are Inevitable in the UK

Food Poverty: Experts Say Foodbanks Are Inevitable in the UK | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Food insecurity and malnutrition in the UK is a much wider problem than has been recognised, according to experts from the University of Manchester. Dr Kingsley Purdam says the demand for foodbanks...
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‘Free speech clampdown’: New Australian law sees journalists facing 10yrs in prison

‘Free speech clampdown’: New Australian law sees journalists facing 10yrs in prison | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Australia’s lower house of parliament has passed the first in a series of counter-terrorism amendments toughening the country’s national security law. The new legislation could see journalists jailed for reporting on related matters.
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Social Experiment: Will People Help The Homeless After Saying They Will? -

In this video Luke Rudkowski and Carey Wedler do a social experiment about homelessness and what people not only believe on the issue but what they actually ...
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malek's comment, October 1, 2014 7:30 AM
put your money where your mouth is!
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Extremists may face broadcast ban, social media vetting - home secretary

Extremists may face broadcast ban, social media vetting - home secretary | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Powers banning extremists from appearing on TV and which allow police to vet “harmful” individuals’ social media activity would be enforced if the Conservatives return to power next year, Home Secretary Theresa May is set to announce.
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Troubled youngsters 'sent to prison' in mock trial to put them off life of crime | NoOffence! CIC

Troubled youngsters 'sent to prison' in mock trial to put them off life of crime | NoOffence! CIC | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Troubled youngsters 'sent to prison' in mock trial to put them off life of crime
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Criminal investigation into inmate found in cell amid bugs, trash, feces

Criminal investigation into inmate found in cell amid bugs, trash, feces | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Whistleblowers tell ABC-13 an inmate was not let out from his cell in weeks. He was found wearing a filthy, shredded jail uniform among trash, swarms of bugs and piles of his own feces. Investigation launched only after ABC-13 asked questions.
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The death penalty, luck and innocence

The death penalty, luck and innocence | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of the freeing last week of two wrongfully convicted North Carolina inmates, one from death row, the views of two Robeson County district attorneys who played central roles in the case are sobering.
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