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Two Thirds of Prison “Lifers” Are Black and Latinos

Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report August 6 The truth about race in America is most clearly evident, not in the unexpected election of a non-white man to the U.S. presidency – a singular and temporary phenomenon – but in the … Continue reading

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Inmates in Illinois’ only supermax prison face battle proving mistreatment

Anthony Gay always fought back. Even in first grade he was quick with his fists, especially when kids mocked his temper or taunted him because he lived with foster parents.

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