When gentrification comes knocking at your community/city’s door, it doesn’t barge in like the police during a drug raid. It starts with a soft knock that only a few people can hear. These people tend to be eager city officials and planners looking for a way to bring in new faces and revenue into a […]
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The School-to-Prison Pipeline Is Targeting Your Child
This is a great article about how the school to prison pipeline operates on such n institutionalized level where minor things now equate to major consequences. I find it funny that these Zero tolerance policies started in the 1980s with Reagan’s War on Drugs which actually was a War on the Poor and marginalized.
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[ENOUGH] ‘I Want to Do Something About It’
A college student tackles the issues of violence that plague his beloved city of Chicago. Instead of just complaining he wants to actually do something to fix it.
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I’m sure you all can guess what this post is about solely based on the title. That’s right I am going to be talking about the election and Obama and some of my thoughts on both. First off I would like to say it felt good voting for the first time and helping to bring […]
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I love this series it is really insightful into how race is constructed in the Latino community.
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A video a part of the Negro Docu-Series by In.A.Dash.Media House Productions that explores the role of colorism and race in the Latino population
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