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AIYANA STANLEY-JONES: POLICE HORROR IN DETROIT

AIYANA STANLEY-JONES: POLICE HORROR IN DETROIT | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Local, national and world news from a people's perspective
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'No more mom in the middle'

'No more mom in the middle' | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The Joly house was mostly silent as two aging parents and an adult son faced each other, Barbara's crimes and their own broken relationship. Then they did something they hadn't done in years. They told each other the truth.
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City Plans to Fine Parents for Having Babies Out-of-Wedlock | Black Like Moi

City Plans to Fine Parents for Having Babies Out-of-Wedlock | Black Like Moi | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
. For decades, the Black community has been trying to figure out how to decrease the surging percentage of out-of-wedlock childbirths in the community.
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Money for Nothing: how racial bias destroyed six lives, stymied a Black owned business and outraged a congregation

Money for Nothing: how racial bias destroyed six lives, stymied a Black owned business and outraged a congregation | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Reblogged from Friends of Justice: By Alan Bean Six devout and dedicated executives are serving hard time in a Colorado prison and their loved ones don’t understand why.
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Trayvon Martin Family Attorney to be Interviewed About State's Key Witness by Zimmerman's Attorneys

Trayvon Martin Family Attorney to be Interviewed About State's Key Witness by Zimmerman's Attorneys | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The attorney for Trayvon Martin's family, Benjamin Crump, must sit down with George Zimmerman's defense attorneys and answer questions, ruled Fifth District Court of Appeal yesterday.
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Inmate 'perk': Should prisons have nurseries?

Inmate 'perk': Should prisons have nurseries? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Are there perks to prison life? According to the US Department of Justice, 4 percent of state inmates and 3 percent of federal inmates entered prison pregnant.
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Aiyana Jones death trial underway

Officer Joseph Weekly on trial for death of Aiyana Jones
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Shell Shocked - Official Trailer

a documentary about growing up surrounded by gun violence. www.shellshockeddoc.com www.facebook.com/ShellShockedDocumentary
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UK rights exit 'would be disastrous'

UK rights exit 'would be disastrous' | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
It would be a "political disaster" if the UK pulled out of the human rights convention, the president of the European Court of Human Right says.
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Bad News in Mississippi: Rats-to-Prison Pipeline Opens - COLORLINES

Bad News in Mississippi: Rats-to-Prison Pipeline Opens - COLORLINES | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
So many rats in a Mississippi prison for the mentally ill that the inmates have started making pets out of them.
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Black Women With Breast Cancer Suffer From Higher Rates Of Genetic Mutations

Black Women With Breast Cancer Suffer From Higher Rates Of Genetic Mutations | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The gene flaw that prompted Angelina Jolie to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer has been detected in a surprisingly large number of black women with breast cancer.
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Social Awareness

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Civil Rights Commission Approves Rare Investigation To Probe Stand Your Ground’s Racial Bias http://thinkprogress.org/justice... The U.S.
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Judge bans Fox 2 Detroit cameras from Aiyana Jones trial

Judge bans Fox 2 Detroit cameras from Aiyana Jones trial | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Twice during the opening day of testimony in the case against Detroit Police Officer Joseph Weekley, who is charged with the manslaughter of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones in May of 2010 during a raid, Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway received a note...
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Two Teen Girls Arrested for Forcing 14-Yr Old Runaway to Sleep with 15 Men at One Time

Two Teen Girls Arrested for Forcing 14-Yr Old Runaway to Sleep with 15 Men at One Time | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Two teen girls in Georgia are being accused of exploiting and pimping a 14-year old girl.  The women forced the girl to sleep with men at a Motel 6 and America’s Best Value Inn in exchange for money.
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How a Convicted Killer Became My Friend

How a Convicted Killer Became My Friend | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Tony Davis was 18 when he took another boy's life in a drive-by shooting. Now he's a middle-aged man worthy of redemption.
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Time-Lapse Video of Photographer's 24 Hours in Isolation

Time-Lapse Video of Photographer's 24 Hours in Isolation | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Richard Ross, a longtime chronicler of youth prisons, puts himself in his subjects' shoes for a day.
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Bad Food, a Bible, and a Blanket: 24 Hours in Juvenile Solitary Confinement

Bad Food, a Bible, and a Blanket: 24 Hours in Juvenile Solitary Confinement | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
How far would you go to get in the heads of your subjects? For Richard Ross it meant 24 hours in solitary confinement at a juvenile detention center.
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150 minutes of terror: Richmond gang rape case

150 minutes of terror: Richmond gang rape case | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Four years ago, a northern California community was torn apart after reports of a barbaric gang rape of a 16-year-old girl. Monday, the trial began for two of the men accused in the case.
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Northern Ireland inquiry issues U.S. appeal for evidence of child abuse

Northern Ireland inquiry issues U.S. appeal for evidence of child abuse | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Northern Ireland inquiry issues U.S. appeal for evidence of child abuse
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21-year-old Irish aid worker the latest victim of India’s rape and violence epidemic

21-year-old Irish aid worker the latest victim of India’s rape and violence epidemic | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
21-year-old Irish aid worker the latest victim of India’s rape and violence epidemic
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New Orleans 'Shell Shocked' documentary examines grim reality of murder through the eyes of children

New Orleans 'Shell Shocked' documentary examines grim reality of murder through the eyes of children | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
In a city long known as America's murder capital, many residents say they can't help but grow numb to the daily shootings throughout the city.
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Legal aid plans 'remove choice'

Legal aid plans 'remove choice' | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Plans to overhaul legal aid in England and Wales would remove the right of defendants to chose a solicitor, a retired senior judge warns.
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Testimony begins in Aiyana Stanley-Jones case

Testimony has begun in the trial of a police officer accused in the death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones.
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The Police Can Now Access Your DNA Without A Warrant, Even When You Can’t Access It At All

The Police Can Now Access Your DNA Without A Warrant, Even When You Can’t Access It At All | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the use of DNA databases to collect genetic information from suspects arrested but not yet charged, without any requirement that officers first show probable cause.
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The death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones

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The death of Aiyana Stanley-Jones | freep.com | Detroit Free Press
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