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AmericaâEUR(TM)s Private Prison Industry Was Born From the Exploitation of the Slave Trade


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Rose
- 625 days ago - atlantablackstar.com
Private prisons âEUR" those for-profit correctional facilities owned by corporations rather than the government âEUR" have their origin in the slave trade.



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Rose Becke (141)
Tuesday September 6, 2016, 10:03 pm
Posted for Vivien
 

Judy C (97)
Wednesday September 7, 2016, 12:42 am
I hope all prisons like this become obsolete. The 13th Amendment left an opening to allow people to be enslaved if they were prisoners. This needs to end. Thanks for this history, Rose and Vivien.
 

Darren W (218)
Wednesday September 7, 2016, 12:51 am
Shared to spread awareness.

The problem is, under a Corporate Capitalist system of governance, how do you close a system that is run, and presumably makes, a lot of profit for those running it?
 

Animae C (515)
Wednesday September 7, 2016, 6:50 am
TY dear Rose
 

Vivien Green (153)
Wednesday September 7, 2016, 8:45 am
Noted, thank you for sharing ,Rose
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