August 19, 2017

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  • INTRODUCING – THE DREAM DEFENDERS

    Dream Defenders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnnQVZyY1w                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeUrLNvPnU&feature=youtu.be The Dream Defenders, a group of active, passionate college students who refuse to accept "No" for an answer, have been occupying the Governor's office at Florida's State Capital since Tuesday, July 16, 2013,after George Zimmerman was found…

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  • INHUMANITY IS CONTIGUOUS NATIONWIDE

    PLANTATIONS, PRISONS AND PROFITS By Charles M. Blow, The New York Times 26 May 12 Louisiana is the world's prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its US counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana's incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran's, seven times China's and…

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  • MARISSA ALEXANDER’S MOUNTAIN

    Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off  further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray.  Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at…

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  • CHARGES FILED IN TRAYVON MARTIN CASE

    UPDATE Angela Corey, special prosecutor from Duval County, Florida, appointed by Governor Rick Scott, formally charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.   Trayvon was unarmed and walking through a Sanford community wearing a hoodie when he was followed and confronted by Mr. Zimmerman who claimed…

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  • INTERNATIONAL OUTRAGE IN THE TRAGIC DEATH OF TRAYVON MARTIN

    Trayvon Martin, 17 years of age was shot in the chest and killed by a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida on February 26, 2012.  He'd just purchased a bag of skittles and an Arizona iced tea and was headed home, walking through a gated community with his hoodie pulled over his head when George Zimmerman, an overly zealous…

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  • TOO MUCH TIME FOR THE CRIME? FEATURING MICHAEL

                                                                               FEATURING MICHAEL B. EDWARDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Michael Edwards has been incarcerated for almost twenty years.  His offenses consist of two counts of the sale of cocaine, three counts of possession and one count of possession of paraphernalia.  The state…

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  • SHIVERING MEMOIRES OF AN EX-INMATE

    This narrative is the memoire of an ex-inmate who chose to share the pangs of his incarceration in a Florida prison.  It gives outsiders a peek at dirty deeds committed behind prison walls without condemnation.  If others would come forth, once free  and no longer in a position to become victims of retaliation and truthfully tell their story, those actions committed in…

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  • IS MASTURBATION AN INSTITUTIONAL VIOLATION?

    Historically, masturbation was socially prohibited as a physically and psychologically destructive behavior.  Today it is more widely accepted as a normal and enjoyable part of human sexuality (Hillman 1975).  However, masturbation, when it occurs in a Florida prison, can result in a subsequent jail sentence..

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  • NIGHTMARISH EFFECT OF HARSH ‘TOUGH ON CRIME’ LEGISLATION

    If you think that Mandatory Minimum, Three Strike Laws and The War on Drugs is a nightmare, please visit the websites below and read the attached Blogs in the Time Union Newspaper - Jacksonville, FL as it relates to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (Rico-Act) and African American gang members A mandatory sentence…

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  • GEORGIA TO EXECUTE IN SPITE OF REASONABLE DOUBT

    We cannot stand by and allow any unconscionable injustice to finish its course. ColorofChange.org is leading the effort to intervene and halt a questionable execution. You can get involved in saving the life of a man who is not guilty beyond reasonable doubt by signing the e-letter, via the link below, to the Georgia Parole…

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