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Report: COVID-19 Now is The Third Leading Cause of Death Among Black People
September 3, 2020
“In 2020, more Black Americans will die of COVID-19 than will succumb to diabetes, strokes, accidents, or pneumonia. In fact, COVID-19 is currently the third leading cause of death for African Americans,” concluded Trevon Logan, professor of economics at the Ohio State University and Bradley L. Hardy of the American University in Northwest, Washington D.C. Logan and Hardy are co-authors of a new report from the Brookings Institution, “The Hamilton Project, Racial Economic Inequality Amid the COVID-19 Crisis.” ... read more »
Local Community Organization Bails Pregnant Black Mother Out of Jail for Mother’s Day
May 17, 2018
Deshay Murphy’s release was a coordinated effort of the National Black Mama’s Bail Out Day campaign #FreeBlackMamas that will give incarcerated mothers around the country an opportunity to spend Mother’s Day with their families and build community through gatherings that highlight the impact of inhumane and destructive bail practices on local communities. ... read more »
Harry Grammer Creates a New Earth for Incarcerated Youth 
August 3, 2017
New Earth is helping incarcerated teens transition back into their community.    ... read more »
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Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley Thomas Speaks on civil unrest pt2
July 5, 2017
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas talks about national counts of police brutality and reform to battle chronic homelessness in Los Angeles County. ... read more / watch video »
An Incarcerated Woman’s Journey to ‘A New Way of Life’
December 14, 2016
Imagine having one of your children killed in an accident by a police officer, as a result you begin self-medicating and experience what it is like to be incarcerated. ... read more »
L.A. Hiring Fair Aimed at Giving Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Employment Opportunities
December 8, 2016
The morning job fair aimed at giving formerly imprisoned individuals a fair shot at gaining employment. ... read more »
The Business of Incarceration: Severing the Prison to Profits Pipeline
March 17, 2016
“Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former.” ... read more »
Excitement builds for Justice or Else
October 8, 2015
Excitement builds as travelers from far and wide finalize plans to coverage on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. ... read more »
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