Profit and Prisons | Slavery By Another Name

De facto segregation through police violence, workplace discrimination and income, education and criminal justice disparities is an American reality. Opportunities for Black and Brown communities have been intentionally thwarted through intergenerationally maintained oppression. What drives this? The same institution that has fueled this country since its birth – slavery. The institution of slavery built the America we live in today through the exploitation of free labor of enslaved Africans. Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865 – except when it is used as punishment for a crime. Under this loophole in letter and law, slavery by another name, the private prison industry, has continued in this country as a systemic form of oppression motivated by profit.

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Expose the Slaveholders

This is a graphic education series that connects the dots between slavery, mass incarceration and private prisons.  We believe these are the most important facts and insights that people need to know to begin to understand the Private Prison Industry today and how it impacts our communities.

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The Best Miami Gardens Can Do?

The Best Miami Gardens Can Do?

Those armed with the power of the government have repeatedly abused it and continuously oppressed those who possess characteristics different than the desired “norm.” Whether that be gender, race, religion, or sexuality, those who are different or “deviant,” have continuously been criminalized, struck down and brutalized from the streets in our own neighborhoods to the courtrooms in Washington, D.C.

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Dream Defenders Congress 2014 Was a Movie.

Dream Defenders Congress 2014 Was a Movie.

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#DDPalestine

Solidarity Demonstration in Nazareth : Ferguson to Palestine

 

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