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No Charges in New Orleans Probe of Post-Katrina Bridge Blockade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New Orleans, police, politics, neocons, racism, media, Govtfearmongering, lies, corruption, crime )

- 3885 days ago -
NEW ORLEANS --A grand jury has declined to bring criminal charges against anyone in the 2005 police blockade that kept hundreds from crossing the Mississippi River to safety after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans, the district attorney's office said
Whitewashing 'Global Chicago'
Society & Culture  (tags: corporate globalization, poverty, Govtfearmongering, corruption, Civil Rights, Deracializing Child Injury, housing, racism & white privilege, politics )

- 3885 days ago -
As the Color-Blind Curtain descends on American discourse, it has become taboo to even mention that map color-codes designating affluence or poverty coincide almost perfectly with the race of neighborhood residents.
LAPD Gentrifies Skid Row
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, poor, police, abuse, crime, culture, corruption, law, politics )

- 3885 days ago -
"but the things that get counted as 'signs of disorder' tend to be signs of poverty. What the theory is doing is reading poverty as disorder and using those 'signs of disorder' as an excuse to bring additional police attention and additional sanctioning
Youth Climate Summit at University of Maryland
Environment  (tags: youth, "Power Shift 2007, , nationwide Step It Up day of actionenvir, ClimateChange, GoodNews )

- 3885 days ago -
send a clear signal to Congress that today's youth won't accept compromises with their future. Power Shift is also the largest event taking part in the nationwide Step It Up day of action on November 3rd.
Staten Island Calls for Rally Against Injustice
Society & Culture  (tags: society, racism, hate, law, media, activists, americans, change, peace, community, police, politics, freedoms, education, rights )

- 3892 days ago -
The activist minister appeared in Atlanta, Ga. on Oct. 23, with Martin Luther King III, and others, to announce a march on Wash., DC slated for Nov. 16. Its aim is to demand that federal authorities intervene in the ''huge outbreak'' of hate crimes
NY Environmental Activist Details Power of Grassroot Campaigns
Environment  (tags: environment, activists, toxix waste, poor, race, Sustainabililty, pollution, research, health, government, politics )

- 3892 days ago -
Peggy Shepard, an environmental activist from Harlem, NY, stressed environmental justice, health and sustainability. A study done by a racial justice group in 1986, according to Shepard, found race and income as predictors of where toxic waste facilities
Bush: Republicans Pose Grave Threat
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, unusual, politics, funny, humor, truth, interesting )

- 3892 days ago -
Holding his nose, Bush concluded, "The stench and corruption of Republicans and our Zionist neoconservative allies is truly unbelieveable. We represent the ruthless, dying and totally bankrupt American empire allied with Britain and Israel, and no one is
Shield Law Protection
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: journalists/reporters/republicans/democr )

- 3892 days ago -
Our Founding Fathers recognized that a free and effective press is a necessary tool to aid good government. National and state Shield Laws would protect the identity of sources in important stories. If reporters can be imprisoned for refusing to name
Racist Medicine: Breast Cancer Industry Exploits Black Women for Profit While Censoring Solutions
Health & Wellness  (tags: race, breast cancer, industry, lies, deception, corruption, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment, women, interesting )

- 3890 days ago -
The report reveals the obvious reason why black women suffer higher rates of breast cancer (with greater mortality) than whites. It also charges the breast cancer industry with intentionally denying black women access to the information they need
Tupac Shakur Statue Vandalised, Noose Tied Around Neck
Society & Culture  (tags: society, crime, culture, racism, ignorance, hate, americans )

- 3892 days ago -
Vandals defaced the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts in Stone Mountain, and tied a noose around the neck of the bronze statue on Saturday morning (20Oct07)
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