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Alabama woman recounts devastating debtors’ prison experience to congressional staffers

A Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) client who served time in a modern-day debtors’ prison in Alabama when she couldn’t pay fines for minor traffic tickets told her story to congressional staffers on Capitol Hill and called for action to prevent others from going to jail simply for being poor. ...

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Hillary Clinton tours Flint, Michigan

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton took a pause from campaigning on Feb. 7 to visit Flint, Mich ...

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Could big data reduce the prison population?

Better use of technology and data could help solve the problem of mass incarceration. ...

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Black Panther Party’s legacy of Black Power endures

Black Panther Party’s legacy of Black Power endures ...

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BLACK HISTORY AND INSPIRE

youth dancers perform for Black History Month ...

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Former Detroit mayor said Michigan governors knew about Flint’s water problems

Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, claims Michigan governors Jennifer Granholm and Rick Snyder knew about Flint’s water problems long before they received national and international attention because of the water’s high lead content. ...

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NABJ mourns the loss of member and Past President, Michael J. Feeney

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of member Michael J. Feeney, a former reporter for The New York Daily News, immediate past president of the NABJ, and a past recipient of NABJ’s Emerging Journalist of the Year Award. ...

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Standing on sacred ground

Standing on sacred ground ...

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Black America and the class divide

Black America and the class divide ...

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