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A recent news report will give Black people one more reason to doubt the fairness of the American criminal justice system. According to an article in The Houston Chronicle, a Wharton County, Texas prosecutor said he was advised to exclude Black people from jury trials. This is a problem that has been widely reported by …

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“Coming soon from McKinney Texas Police Productions, it’s the next summer horror science fiction cop flick, Attack of the 14 Year Old Black Girl! A frightening teen girl in a bikini terrorizes the police force of a small Texas suburb, making them respond with excessive force and brutality reserved only for the worst of America’s swimming thugs! Who will protect our nation’s pool parties from this monster? Rated R for Racist! Featuring Emma Stone as the Asian Neighbor”  - Lalo Alcaraz

notlostonanadventure: “ “Coming soon from McKinney Texas Police Productions, it’s the next summer horror science fiction cop flick, Attack of the 14 Year Old Black Girl! A frightening teen girl in a.

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Black Americans killed by police twice as likely to be unarmed as white people

Guardian analysis finds 102 people killed by police so far this year were unarmed, and that agencies are killing people at twice the rate calculated by US government

Here’s a thumbnail sketch of some of the main players in the criminal justice system.

Here’s a thumbnail sketch of some of the main players in the criminal justice system.

People Are Upset About The Wiz's All-Black Cast

No Joke: People Are Mad That "The Wiz Live!" Cast Is All Black

People Are Upset About The Wiz's All-Black Cast

The new rules, announced by EPA administrator Gina McCarthy, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, and United Farm Workers (UFW) president Arturo Rodriguez, will give farm workers safeguards which labor leaders say eluded them for decades due to racial discrimination. Between 10,000 and 20,000 farm workers experience pesticide poisoning every year. Accountability would be ensured through federal investigations and on-the-ground action to inform workers of their new rights. | Common Dreams

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt denied a petition late Wednesday to ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a widely-used pesticide that harms children's brains, in a decision that outraged public health advocates and environmentalists.

Sandra Bland's loved ones, who have sued and protested about her in-custody death – which was ruled a suicide – had three days to bail her out but failed to do so, asserts a motion asking a federal judge to dismiss her mother's wrongful death claims against Waller County.

Waller County's request to end lawsuit asks why relatives didn't bail out Bland

Video still from Waller County Jail, June Female officer bends down, right background, to check on the female inmate (Sandra Bland) in Cell Photo: Waller County / Waller County

`n Mexico and Peru Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of the significant numbers of black people—the two countries together received far more slaves than did the United States —brought to these countries as early as the 16th and 17th centuries, and the worlds of culture that their descendants have created in Vera Cruz on the Gulf of Mexico, the Costa Chica region on the Pacific, and in and around Lima, Peru. Watch full episode.

In Mexico and Peru Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of the significant numbers of black people—the two countries together received far mor.

The men of the Fifth World (full documentary) The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic continent before the arrival of the white man. But all that rich culture is doomed to survive in stocks in which its people are destined to extinction.

The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic continent before the arrival of the white man. But all that rich culture is doomed to survive in stocks in which its people are destined to extinction.

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