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Change Making

Conservative Movement Pt 1-Richard Dyer

Greetings, Brothers And Sisters, In writing this article, it takes great pains in knowing and understanding the plight that is still before our group today. What do I mean? We, as a group within the United States are still under the iron-hand oppression of the pale skin nation, even as a so-called free citizen in […]

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I Can't Breathe

We Can’t Breathe-Reginald Brown

In 1992 I was 5 years old. I vaguely remember the beating of Rodney King by six white LAPD Officers who were subsequently acquitted. Today I am a 32 year old black man, experienced with police contact, some good, and some bad. Nevertheless, I am aware that 30 years later, things remain the same. Often, […]

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Black Lives Matter

Non-White Classification Pt 2-Terry Thomas

In the MDOC 65% of all clerk positions, 70% of Maintenance jobs and 50% of all Toutor jobs are held by “White” prisoners. This is by design because most of these positions are hand-picked by the assignmet supervisors rather than being chosen by the classification director from first-come-first-serve pools. Supervisors are allowed to slect prsoner […]

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Black Lives Matter

Our Black-James Crawford

Our black is beautiful, our black is love, our black is original, our black is pure , I wear my blackness with confidence. I show no fear it’s a duality to this history moment our black is hated, our black was beaten, rape , held in bondage , most of all our black was murder […]