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GA Private Probation--Making Money-Off The Poor


Opponents of Georgia's private probation system say companies supervising low-level offenders are earning untold amounts of money in fees while using law enforcement offices as collections agencies when they go unpaid.

More than a dozen lawsuits argue for state lawmakers to re-evaluate some of the companies' practices, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://bit.ly/1e3SvvO) reported Sunday. The Georgia Supreme Court this year is expected to examine the fees and other expenses probation companies impose, which ...

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Last updated 2 weeks ago.
Posted in Environmental/Activism.
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Last comment by JimmyMackIII 1 week, 2 days ago
Black Wall Street--Moment In HIstory


Black Wall Street, the name fittingly given to one of the most affluent all-Black communities in America, was bombed from the air and burned to the ground by mobs of envious Whites. In a period spanning fewer than 12 hours, a once thriving Black business district in northern Tulsa lay smoldering – a model community destroyed and a major African-American economic movement resoundingly defused.

The night’s carnage left some 3,000 African Americans ...

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Last updated 2 months ago.
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America's new problem-White/White Crime is on rise


"Can anyone shed light on the media’s fixation with so-called “Black on Black” homicide? You wouldn’t know it by listening to the mainstream media, but Black on Black homicide has actually dropped from a high of 94% in the 1990s to 91.3% in 2012. This may not seem significant, until you realize that White on White hom!cide has risen during the same period."
http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/htus8008.pdf

"In addition, if you listen to the ...

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Last updated 2 months, 1 week ago.
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Last comment by timeontarget 2 months, 1 week ago
What If???


As the Ferguson MO. debacle continues to spiral out of control I have a couple of what if's

o What if once all the FACTS are sorted out and it is found that Mr. Brown had culpability that directly contributed to his demise?

o What if the raw conversation captured is a more accurate representation of what occurred that night?

o What If ...

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Last updated 7 months, 1 week ago.
Posted in Environmental/Activism.
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Last comment by HMJC 7 months, 1 week ago
Daily Trashing of Courtland Dr.


Over the past few years, someone (or group) has been tossing their fast food trash (and sometimes their house trash) along Courtland Drive, which is just off of Interstate 84 and across from Lowes. This mean-spirited act generally occurs two to three times per week. It seems that there some who are intent on bringing our lovely community down. If anyone has any insight on who is doing this, please contact the police immediately.

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Last updated 8 months, 2 weeks ago.
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