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Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

Black Women are the Most Rapidly Growing Prison Population, Criminalized and Stereotyped as Aggressive

December 11, 2018

Caryn York, executive director of the Job Opportunities Task Force and Nicole Hanson, director of Out for Justice, talk about why black girls are punished more harshly  than any other demographic and are the largest growing population in the prison system. Black women are given stereotypical handles like aggressive and hostile. Instead of dealing with…

Black communities denied $156 billion in property value says new Brookings report

Black communities denied $156 billion in property value says new Brookings report

December 5, 2018

“The pipes in Flint, Michigan could have been replaced 3,000 times with that money” says lead study author Dr. Andre Perry

Chinese Scientist's Human Genetic Engineering Experiment is 'Crazy'

Chinese Scientist’s Human Genetic Engineering Experiment is ‘Crazy’

November 28, 2018

Stuart Newman, cell biology professor and founding member of the Council for Responsible Genetics, says that the experiment where human twins had genes engineered to make them immune from the HIV virus is a ‘crazy’ project because it misunderstands the dangers and complexity of how genes work

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law of Peace? (1/2)

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law Of Peace

November 8, 2018
Stuart Myiow of the Mohawk Traditional Council explains that the enduring peace depends on our respect for the laws of creation
Civil Rights Corps' Fight Against the Criminalization of Poverty

Civil Rights Corps’ Fight Against the Criminalization of Poverty

November 5, 2018

Eddie Conway talks with Alec Karakatsanis, founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps about issues such as the criminalization of poverty in the justice system, including the money bail system, where people sit in jail awaiting trial for minor offenses because they cannot afford to post bail

Pittsburgh Jewish Racial Justice Activist Reflects On Synagogue Murders

Pittsburgh Jewish Justice Activist Reflects On Synagogue Murders

November 1, 2018

Eva Resnick Day grew up near the Synagogue & reflects on the deaths, anti-Semitism, racism and white nationalist assaults

How Billy Graham Evangelized for American Empire

February 21, 2018

Rev. Billy Graham gave his blessing to every military conflict under every president, from Truman to Bush II – Cecil Bothwell writes

Robert Parry’s Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews

January 28, 2018

Robert Parry, editor and publisher of Consortiumnews.com, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert’s unwavering commitment to independent journalism

The Ratner Report

December 19, 2014
The European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) files case against Bush Administration officials for running a state organized program of torture authorized at the highest levels, says Michael Ratner, chair of ECCHR

Contextualizing Baltimore’s Recent Police Shooting

December 17, 2014

LEAP’s Neill Franklin says the so called war on drugs and the over-policing of marginalized communities is the context for many negative interactions experienced by law enforcement