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Perhaps not coincidentally during a #NationalPrisonStrike2018, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on Friday voted to drastically slash the cost of calls from prison inmates by more than 75 percent, a boon to the cash-strapped black and brown communities that feed the prison industrial complex.

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While much attention is focused on urban crime in America, overall crime in the U.S. […]

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Two hundred young Black and brown men hauled into Southern District of New York Federal […]

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Over the past decade, we have experienced a resurgence of interest in social justice as […]

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo on Thursday reversing one made by his predecessor, Sally Yates, concerning the private prison system.

The post Attorney General indicates reverse course on using private prisons appeared first on theGrio.

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Amid countless incidents of Blacks dying at the hands of police, the push for sweeping […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — Many of the thousands of people arrested on low-level marijuana possession charges in Brooklyn will likely get the cases dropped before even having to go to court, District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced Tuesday in a novel move to address the heavy toll of pot arrests in the nation's largest city...

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theGRIO REPORT - There is a startling report out that takes a look at the correlation between black males, high school diplomas and the possibility of being imprisoned.

The post Study shows direct correlation between high school dropouts and prison appeared first on theGrio.

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