Support National Re-Entry Month

Dear Community Servants, Supporters & Activists, TIIAI/Gateway to Re-Entry and a host of Re-Entry organizations from across the country have banded together to change the narrative on Re-Entry. Our simultaneous kick-off events are on June 6, 2015.  Every organization is requesting from their perspective city a Proclamation declaring June as Re-Entry Month. The events include …

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The Failure of Black Leadership and Black Organizations in the 21st Century

  “In the Age of Information Ignorance is a Choice”. This for the most part sums up what I am about to say about the State of Black People Worldwide. We live in a time where you can store, access and retrieve more information in a device that can fit in your pocket that would …

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Dr. Umar Johnson Talks ‘Elementary Genocide 2’

Dr. Umar Johnson endorses the highly anticipated follow-up documentary, “Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration. The hard-hitting message explores the problem and solutions to our current situation.

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Dr. Boyce Watkins: The Importance of Supporting Elementary Genocide 2

The People’s scholar Dr. Boyce Watkins explores the social and academic worlds of Black and Brown youths in the latest documentary, “Elementary Genocide 2: The Board of Education vs The Board of Incarceration”.

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Elementary Genocide On Sale For $10.00 [LIMITED TIME ONLY]

“We are now offering Elementary Genocide from Nov. 25th – Dec. 25th at a 50% discount at $10 for each DVD. This offer is for A LIMITED TIME ONLY!!! “Elementary Genocide” shatters the silence and directly challenges the notion that the Public Education system is not in dire need of repair. The Award Winning documentary, …

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Talib Kweli Talks Prison Industrial Complex & Slavery

Few rappers are bold enough to defy the norm and speak out about the social issues of our times. However, there are exceptions to the rule. During a concert in California, Jay-Z shouted out “California, build more schools, less prisons”, in support of Proposition 47. The latest rapper to take a political stance against the …

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NYCLU Demands That NYPD Stop Handcuffing 5-Year-Olds

The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is demanding sweeping changes to current discipline guidelines for the more than 5,000 school safety officers in New York City. The NYCLU has previously sued the NYPD for use of force against students and wrongful arrest, made the demands during a press conference Wednesday, stating that school discipline …

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Parents Outraged: Student Punished For Helping Hungry Friend

Recently an 8th grader from Weaverville, California was given a detention for sharing his lunch with a friend. All the 13 year-old Kyle Bradford did was share his chicken burrito with his friend didn’t want to eat the cheese sandwich the cafeteria was serving. Kyle, just like many other people and kids, didn’t see a …

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Teacher Says ‘Killing Black People Is On Her Bucket List’

A North Carolina teacher may lose her job after students reported her for making racist remarks. Math teacher Cynthia Ramsey of Camden County High School allegedly admitted to a student who was eating lunch that killing black people is on her “bucket list.” “She conveyed to me that Mrs. Ramsey had indicated that if she …

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12 Major Corporations Benefiting from the Prison Industrial Complex

Prison labor in the United States is referred to as insourcing. Under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), employers receive a tax credit of $2,400 for every work-release inmate they employ as a reward for hiring “risky target groups.” The workers are not only cheap labor, but they are considered easier to control. They also?tend …

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