From: Sis. Walidah Imarisha
Former Black Panther Sundiata Acoli goes before the New Jersey state parole board June 15th, 2012 after 39 years in prison. Sundiata is 72 years old.
Please write a letter in support of Sundiata and send it TO HIS LAWYER by June 10th.
Below is a sample letter for folks to…
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Based on what we now know, it's pretty easy to create an alternate universe in which former high school star linebacker Brian Banks goes to a major college, becomes a stud at the NCAA level, and then goes on to make a pretty serious dent in the NFL. Of course, none of that ever happened, because when Banks was 16 years old, he was accused and then convicted of…Continue
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Attorney Michael G. Dowd brings over 30 years to the table in defending battered women. Dowd is known to have an exceptional history in fighting for battered women and feels that Marissa Alexander's case is one of the worse examples of domestic and judicial abuse that he's…Continue
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[Sexual assault] is a pervasive problem, with Veterans Affairs statistics showing nearly one in three female soldiers are sexually harassed while serving their country, and for some the consequences are devastating.
Private LaVena Lyn Johnson was just five weeks into her tour of Iraq when she was found dead in a contractor’s tent. The US Army concluded the 19-year-old committed suicide after firing her M16 rifle into her mouth.
However, her father, who worked…Continue
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16 yr old Abdulrahman al-Awlaki was killed by US Drones several days after his father. He was an American citizen and just 16 yrs old. The US Govt has yet to say what crimes he was accused of even though he received a death sentence from the Obama…Continue
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A man spent nearly a year behind bars on charges that he raped a woman - even though a day after she made her accusation, she retracted it.
Darrell Dula, 25, who has been in jail since June 28 last year, was freed on Tuesday.
His surprise release came after Brooklyn prosecutors turned over a newly discovered statement that Dula’s 22-year-old accuser, a Jewish Orthdox woman, made to…Continue
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On Tuesday, a week after the alleged crime, the NC NAACP is visiting the town where it happened.
The crime happened Tuesday night, May…Continue
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The ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee has called on President Barack Obama to order an investigation into the case of Clarence Aaron, a federal prison inmate whose quest for a presidential commutation was the subject of a ProPublica investigation.
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Two weeks after Barack Obama became the first U.S. president to declare support for marriage equality, we are still gauging the impact of his statement. At first blush, some regarded his evolution as a nonevent, since his real position was so well known or at least anticipated, and because the announcement came after the overwhelming vote in North Carolina to ban same-sex marriage…Continue
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Clive Henry lives in Nottingham, England. He is 39 yrs. old. His father died when he was eleven years old.
During our interview, he gives us the story on why he took UPS to
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In an undercover “sting” video that has caused a stir since debuting online last week, a national group led by conservative activist James O’Keefe cites the cases of three Wake County voters in an effort to show that it’s easy to commit voter fraud here.
The three examples used by Project Veritas, though, turned out to be wrong, according to elections officials and reporting by the News & Observer. And one family is upset that the name of their patriarch, who…Continue
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The Detroit Free Press is reporting a seven year old boy was found be his sister after hanging himself with a belt in his locked room.
"A child killed himself in his Detroit home Wednesday, apparently after being bullied by other kids and after his mother recently separated from his father, according to the mother, a police report said.
The 7-year-old, the report says, hanged himself from his bunk bed in his home on the 700 block of Pingree using a…Continue
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Detroit, Mich - A Detroit councilwoman who sponsored a recently enacted city law against bullying said this morning that the apparent suicide of a 7-year-old Detroit boy shows the need for a stronger response to bullying.
“For a 7-year-old to lose his life in any form is heartbreaking, but to imagine a child that young…Continue
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"Chances are, unless he lives to 102, a white supremacist who bragged about being a serial bomber will die in prison for his role in the 2004 mail bombing of…Continue
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A new poll is out on Marijuana legalization that shows a six percent gain from 2011 of Americans who want the plant legalized and regulated like Alcohol. This puts President Obama at odds with a majority of Americans and several South American leaders on Drug…Continue
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The Coalition of African American Pastors announced Tuesday that it does not agree with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s decision to endorse the legalization of same-sex marriage.
CAAP launched a …Continue
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SnitchCraft exposes the corrupt side of the criminal justice system.
It is both revealing and inspirational with a little street life, history,
and even scripture.…
DON THOMPSON Associated Press
Jeff Rutland was released from San Quentin State Prison nearly two years ago, ready to leave behind a 25-year criminal career.
But the 48-year-old former crack cocaine addict quickly realized that…Continue