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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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Aiyana's grandmother takes the stand in officer's trial

Aiyana's grandmother takes the stand in officer's trial
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| The Stop Mass Incarceration Network

| The Stop Mass Incarceration Network | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

People imprisoned at Pelican Bay State Prison in California have called for a nationwide Hunger Strike to begin on July 8, 2013.  They have also issued a call for unity among people from different racial groups, inside and outside the prisons.  People who are locked down in segregation units of this...

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George Zimmerman 'Will Be Acquitted' Of 2nd Degree Murder, Brother Says

George Zimmerman 'Will Be Acquitted' Of 2nd Degree Murder, Brother Says | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
George Zimmerman's brother has faith in the legal system leaning in his family's favor. Robert Zimmerman Jr. pledged Monday (June 10) that his sibling will be vindicated in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
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Grandmother says she watched officer shoot 7-year-old grandchild

Grandmother says she watched officer shoot 7-year-old grandchild | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Aiyana Stanley-Jones was accidentally shot and killed by Detroit police officer Joseph Weekley during a raid.
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Hello Herman Trailer 2

*Rent Hello Herman starring Norman Reedus (starting June 7): Go here to watch: http://www.hellohermanthemovie.com/watch-now/ *Pre-order Blu-ray or DVD, & see…
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Prison Culture » The Abduction of Young Black Men in Chicago…

Prison Culture » The Abduction of Young Black Men in Chicago… | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Jerry rode his bike on a sidewalk. He was arrested. At the police station, an officer said that Jerry kicked him in the shin. He was sent to jail. At Jerry’s hearing, the judge ordered a $20,000 bond. He has no money and could not post $2,000 bail.

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FAMILY DESCRIBES MILITARY RAID ON AIYANA JONES’ HOME; COP SAYS PRESENCE OF KIDS DIDN’T MATTER IN “MISSION”

FAMILY DESCRIBES MILITARY RAID ON AIYANA JONES’ HOME; COP SAYS PRESENCE OF KIDS DIDN’T MATTER IN “MISSION” | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Local, national and world news from a people's perspective
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Any Hope Left for Clarence Aaron?

Any Hope Left for Clarence Aaron? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Clarence Aaron has been in prison for 20 years and the president has the power to order him released tomorrow. It is way past time for Clarence Aaron's mother to live on more than the thin gruel of hope dished out by the president.
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Mass Incarceration of Women in the US: A Troublesome Narrative | The Center For Church and Prison

Mass Incarceration of Women in the US: A Troublesome Narrative | The Center For Church and Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Mass incarceration is  no longer a male territory in the United States. Women are quickly exceeding the normative rate of female incarceration in the United State based on any assertion of ethical conviction. This high rate of female incarceration is especially evident in  the increasing number of i…

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Trayvon Martin Trial Begins: Is It the Trial of the Century?

Trayvon Martin Trial Begins: Is It the Trial of the Century? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
As the trial starts, experts talk about its potential effect on how we see race and justice in America.
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LISTEN: Sound Of Trayvon Martin's Voice Revealed On Exclusive Audio

LISTEN: Sound Of Trayvon Martin's Voice Revealed On Exclusive Audio | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
With the Trayvon Martin trial set to begin on Monday, one question remains on the country's mind and simultaneously presents a monumental challenge to both the prosecution and the defense: whose voice is screaming for help on the 911 call?
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Gingerich Waiver Hearing On Hold

Gingerich Waiver Hearing On Hold | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Juvenile Court to rehear the juvenile waiver hearing. The Indiana Supreme Court denied a petition to hear the case. Gingerich, now 15, is serving a 30-year
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Chicago Woman Gets Shot While Walking With Kids

Chicago Woman Gets Shot While Walking With Kids | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A woman walking with her kids on the South Side of Chicago was shot on Thursday afternoon. Reports indicate that school had just let out at Amelia Earhart Elementary School when the mom began walking with her kids and shots rang out.
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Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide. Act to STOP It Now! with Cornel West & Carl Dix

On Monday, May 20, 2013, Cornel West and Carl Dix conducted a dialogue on mass incarceration of youth of color. The event was held the Church of St. Paul and St.…
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What’s Really on Trial in George Zimmerman’s Case? - COLORLINES

What’s Really on Trial in George Zimmerman’s Case? - COLORLINES | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
It’s not Trayvon Martin. And it’s not only Zimmerman. It’s a system that sanctioned the killing of an unarmed black man.
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REPORT: Child Hunger Is Concentrated In Rural America

REPORT: Child Hunger Is Concentrated In Rural America | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Over one in five American children lack steady access to sufficient food, and over 50 million total Americans are food insecure.
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Families & Communities Against Police Terror, Part 1

Family members of victims of police brutality around the country tell their stories at a Fight Back conference held June 1, 2013 at Riverside Church in NYC. ...
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Magdalene group does not want reconciliation forum

One of the groups representing survivors of the Magdalene Laundries has said it will not take part in any truth and reconciliation forum the Government might set up as part of a redress scheme.
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Real Nazi's in Family Court - Baby LK Report For June 9th 2013

Real Nazi's in Family Court - Baby LK Report For June 9th 2013 - For these stories and all the latest dirt on the child protective industry visit http://www.LegallyKidnapped.com

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How a Single Mother Can Get More Financial Support from an Ex - Video - @OWNTV #Lifeclass

How a Single Mother Can Get More Financial Support from an Ex - Video - @OWNTV #Lifeclass | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Roland Warren of the National Fatherhood Initiative says there is one way single mothers can ensure financial assistance from an ex. Watch as Roland shares crucial advice. Plus, find out why Roland and Iyanla Vanzant say the heart is the key.
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Prisons: Poll Results June 2013

Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC Dornsife, and Los Angeles Times reporter Chris Megerian discuss respondents' views on...
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I Was Almost a Victim of the Student-to-Prison-Pipeline

I Was Almost a Victim of the Student-to-Prison-Pipeline | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Why are schools so eager to adopt police roles and assist in the creeping (and creepy) militarization of the nation’s institutions?

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Rape and Other Sexual Violence Prevalent in Juvenile Justice System

Rape and Other Sexual Violence Prevalent in Juvenile Justice System | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The greatest rates of sexual assaults in the country’s juvenile detention facilities involve the very staff members charged with supervising and counseling the troubled youngsters.
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Increasing the age when teens would be tried as adults

Increasing the age when teens would be tried as adults | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
by Gene Arnold Regarding increasing the age limit to 18 years of age for pre-adults to be tried as adults for certain crimes, it seems striking to me that if we are willing to ask young adults to s...
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