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The Sanitization of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) was a revolutionary during the struggle for civil rights amongst Black Americans. A popular figure whose impact is known throughout the country, culminating in a national holiday, MLK’s legacy is one that has been washed down in its intensity and intention. The American project has oft used Black revolutionaries and leaders to create an appeasement …


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Prison Reform Now!

In New York, a statewide advocate is calling for reform after a State Inspector General report found that Black and Hispanic individuals are more likely to face disciplinary action than others incarcerated. The Inspector General report found that there are vastly disproportionate discipline citations for Black and brown prisoners when compared to the white population. Black and Hispanic incarcerated individuals …


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Adnan Syed: Wrongful Convictions in the US

The overturning of the conviction of Adnan Syed is something that is an extension of the problematic prison system. We celebrate Syed’s conviction being overturned, as we hope for the thousands of innocents in the prison system to also be allowed a fair trial and justice. Syed was released from prison after 23 years after being imprisoned for the murder …