Education Apartheid by Design

Put forth by XicanoPwr


In the United States today, under a distorted capitalistic system, our education system has worsened. In Texas, 185 high schools can be considered “dropout factories” according to a national report from Johns Hopkins University, who conducted the study for The Associated Press. The study found that half or more of high school students do not […]

Jena 6 Update: Mychal Bell is Released on $45,000 Bail

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After spending almost 10 months behind bars, Mychal Bell is finally free after a local judge set the bail for $45,000. This came hours after a LaSalle Parish District Attorney Reed Walters told a nationally televised press conference, he would no longer seek an adult trial for the Mychal. Walters had said he would appeal […]

Jena 6 Update: Mychal Bell’s Conviction Overturned

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Acting on an emergency defense appeal, Louisiana’s Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the aggravated second-degree battery conviction of Mychal Bell, 17, ruling that the youth had been tried improperly as an adult. Mychal Bell, the first of the six black students to stand before a judge, was tried as an adult, convicted of aggravated […]

Modern Day Jim Crow Injustice

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One of the problems being a blogger during a time when much of humanity finds itself in a living hell and democracy here in the US is crumbing faster right before our very eyes, it becomes very difficult exposing everything that that is going on, such as completing a post on the situation down in […]

Farmers Branch, TX: The New All-American Sundown Town

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In nearly every category that measures social well-being, the conditions of racially oppressed people have worsened. In the communities of the [tag]African American[/tag], [tag]Latino[/tag], [tag]Asian American[/tag], [tag]Native American[/tag], and other nationally and racially oppressed peoples the situation is at crisis levels. Adding another blow, the xenophobic resident of [tag]Farmers Branch[/tag], TX has approved by a […]

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