US Court Overturns Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Death Sentence

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On Thursday, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the death sentence of the imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal, while upholding his conviction and rejected his call for a new trial. A three-judge panel ruled that Abu-Jamal, who has been on death row for twenty-six years, deserves a new sentencing hearing […]

Summary of Texas’ New Districts

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Speaking of elections, here in Texas there have been some recent developments that have occurred ever since the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ordered Congressional District 23 to be redrawn because the Court found CD 23, as racial gerrymandering in violation of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. After Republicans won control of the Texas state […]

Spinning the Supreme Court Ruling

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The US Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold most of the Texas congressional district map has been spun in so many ways by the MSM and the Rethugs, it’s hard to decide the victor. In fact, Rick Perry was doing the happy dance in front of the MSM, anybody who was watching their local news […]

Supreme Court Ruling Hands a Victory to Hispanics

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The Supreme Court made their ruling regarding the Rethug master plan to redistrict Texas’ congressional map. The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld almost all of Texas’ Republican-friendly U.S. House election district map. Although the news are saying it is a Republican victory, the court did hand a victory to Hispanics and other minorities. The court, […]

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