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Move It Forward

Amistad Law Project

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We are the Amistad Law Project, a small grassroots public interest law center and organizing project in the city of Philadelphia. We advocate for the human rights of people adversely impacted by the system, including people behind prison walls. Welcome to our monthly podcast where we’ll be lifting up the voices of our community members in the struggle for healthier and safer communities. By sharing perspectives you won’t normally hear on mainstream media platforms, we’re building our own pla ...
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Amplified Voices

Amber & Jason - Criminal Legal Reform Advocates with Lived Experience

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Amplified Voices is a podcast that lifts the voices of people and families impacted by the criminal legal system. Hosts Jason and Amber speak with real people in real communities to help them step into the power of their lived experience. Together, they explore shared humanity and real solutions for positive change.
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Trending Globally: Politics and Policy

Trending Globally: Politics & Policy

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An award-winning podcast from the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University, exploring today's biggest global challenges with the world's leading experts. Listen every other week by subscribing wherever you listen to podcasts.
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PAY THE TAB: Reparations Now

Tony Tolbert & Adam Radinsky

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America has never faced up to the atrocities its massive wealth was built on — or the racism that still plagues us today. It’s high time for reparations to Black Americans. In each episode, Harvard lawyers (and longtime friends) Tony and Adam expose a story of racial injustice — then explore creative ways to make it right. The show features special guests who are on the front lines fighting for justice. We're making the case for full national reparations, one story at a time.
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Uri L’Tzedek is an Orthodox social justice organization guided by Torah values and dedicated to combating suffering and oppression. Through community-based education, leadership development, and action, Uri L’Tzedek creates discourse, inspires leaders, and empowers the Jewish community towards creating a more just world.
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No Jargon, the Scholars Strategy Network’s monthly podcast, presents interviews with top university scholars on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives -- and no jargon. Find show notes and plain-language research briefs on hundreds of topics at www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/nojargon. New episodes released once a month.
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Go behind the numbers of mass incarceration in America, in this 4-part series hosted by CNN's Van Jones. Hear from a range of voices, as Van and his guests explore what's behind the staggering number of individuals locked in the criminal justice system, and discuss solutions to what has become a national epidemic. And for more on the criminal justice system, check out "The Redemption Project with Van Jones," on CNN and CNN.com/go, or visit www.cnn.com/redemption.
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Greetings and Salutations! Native Arkansan now Texan, Mom, Feminist, Loud, and Quirky. If you like dark humor, hidden history, and brutal honesty to deal with the bleakness that is life, you found the right rabbit hole. Call on & Leave a Message: https://anchor.fm/southernfriedsocialist/message
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This is a show about Asians who didn’t become doctors, lawyers, or engineers. I’m Angie Hom, I'm Chinese-American, and I have meaningful conversations with Asian Americans who break the stereotypes. I get to talk to interesting folks who balance two different cultures while staying authentic to themselves. We talk about the small stuff like pursuing unconventional careers, culture clashes, disappointing parents, and our SAT scores. Just kidding on the scores. Wanna chat? Email me at chatting ...
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We amplify the voices of women change makers who are building a more equitable, sustainable and inclusive world one episode at a time. In our show, we take you on a journey across the globe to understand the solutions women are creating to impact the world. We also look at gender equality in media and how to support women social entrepreneurs.
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Moreh and Miss Eve discuss topics relevant to Black Americans in today’s society, with reference to spirituality. It's #NationTime, folks. We've built prosperity for everyone else, and now it's our turn. This podcast is a tool for our advancement as a people. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/beneath-the-surface/support
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LEADing Justice

Dr. Janet Dewart Bell

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LEAD advances democracy and social justice by promoting democratic principles and leadership from an intergenerational lens. LEAD builds on the wisdom, experience, energy, and perspectives of diverse leaders and activists in the fight for America's future. The LEADing Justice podcast will tackle the most challenging issues of the day through provocative and informative discussions with singular guests who make a difference in the fight for freedom in America and the world.
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The Criminal Docket

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Welcome to NACDL's podcast series, "The Criminal Docket," hosted by Ivan J. Dominguez, NACDL's senior director of public affairs & communications. NACDL is the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is well-known to many as "Liberty's Last Champion." Each episode of "The Criminal Docket" explores important items on the criminal justice agenda, in-depth, with top leaders in the legal practice, public policy, journalism, academia, and others whose lives intersect with the crimina ...
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Stanford Legal

Stanford Law School

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Law touches most aspects of life. Here to help make sense of it is the Stanford Legal podcast, where we look at the cases, questions, conflicts, and legal stories that affect us all every day. Stanford Legal launched in 2017 as a radio show on Sirius XM. We’re now a standalone podcast and we’re back after taking some time away, so don’t forget to subscribe or follow this feed. That way you’ll have access to new episodes as soon as they’re available. We know that the law can be complicated. I ...
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Justice in America, hosted by Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith, is a podcast for everyone interested in criminal justice reform— from those new to the system to experts who want to know more. Each episode we cover a new criminal justice issue. We explain how it works and look at its impact on people, particularly poor people and people of color. We’ll also interview activists, practitioners, experts, journalists, organizers, and others, to learn. By the end of the episode, you’ll walk away w ...
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Robert T. Lilly

Robert T. Lilly

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Welcome to the Robert T. Lilly podcast series where authentic lived experience with the reality of imprisonment, in an era of Mass Incarceration, serves to both deconstruct and clarify the often hidden impediments of reentry.
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abolition is for everybody

abolition is for everybody

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abolition is for everybody is a podcast that tackles the sometimes-difficult conversations around prison abolition. Through friendly chats, and conversations with experts, our system-impacted co-hosts explore the history, futures, obstacles, and joys of abolition. abolition is for everybody is a project of Initiate Justice (www.initiatejustice.org/podcast) Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/abolitionisforeverybody/support
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What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for. Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. We explore how race affects every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, food and everything in between. This podcast makes all of us part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. Code Switch was named Apple Podcasts' first-ever Show of the Year in 2020. Want to level ...
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Join host Ciara Cobb in this enlightening episode of the Black Light Mass Incarceration Show. In this heartfelt episode, Ciara reflects on the difficulty faced after losing the show's sponsor and shares her own personal experience with domestic violence as she discusses the crucial social and criminal justice issues tied to it. The discussion under…
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After the history of Joe Biden being a strong enemy against our community. How come we have people that advocate for him in 2024? It's so bad even Donald Trump called out Biden. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpo…
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Join a panel of Criminal Justice Reform activists and clergy members as they discuss current efforts to combat injustice within mass incarceration. Featured Speakers: Victor Pate - Co-Director of the HALTsolitary Confinement coalition Darren Mack - Co-Director at Freedom Agenda Rabbi Gabe Kretzmer-Seed - Chaplain Moderator - Emma Goldblatt, Program…
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Why does the U.S. have the highest incarceration rate in the industrialized world, with individuals, communities, and taxpayers paying a steep price for lengthy prison terms for even nonviolent offenders? Michael Romano, a criminal justice lawyer who founded and directs the Three Strikes Project at Stanford Law School, the first law school program …
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Learn more about Jackleg Media Virginia's left and right wings join together on Pod Virginia once more; this time, as Michael is joined by Shawn Weneta of the ACLU of Virginia and Ben Knotts of Americans for Prosperity. They're working together to advocate for bills reform the state prison system. One bill would grant incarcerated people a "second …
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The largest-ever court award for slavery reparations came from an unlikely plaintiff. Henrietta Wood was an enslaved woman who gained her freedom in the 1840s - only to be kidnapped and sold back into slavery for 15 more horrific years. Her heroic fight for payback is inspiration for today’s reparations battle. Join us with historian Caleb McDaniel…
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When does life begin? In this episode of Stanford Legal, co-hosts Rich Ford and Pam Karlan dig into the recent decision by the Alabama Supreme Court that has sent shockwaves through the fertility treatment community. The ruling, which considers frozen embryos as children under state law, has wide-ranging implications for in vitro fertilization (IVF…
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This week, Michael is joined by Professor of Public Administration Heywood Sanders, as well as journalist and blogger Neul DeMause (author of Field of Schemes) to break down the one-page jobs report for the proposed Alexandria arena, recently shared by Monumental after months of requests. They discuss the plausibility of the estimates, the question…
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In February of 1942 after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government issued an executive order to incarcerate people of Japanese descent. That legacy has become a defining story of Japanese American identity. In this episode, B.A. Parker and producer Jess Kung explore how Japanese American musicians across generations turn to that story as a …
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Donald Trump recently called out Democrats for abandoning Black Americans. Trump stated Democrats only come around us every 2-4 years and then disappear leaving nothing for the community. Trump claims the Republican party will fight for Black Americans. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/message…
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Join the Executive Director of A More Perfect Union Aaron Dorfman for a class addressing the dire need for the Jewish community to organize and protect our democracy. Learn why Jewish communities across the country are coming together to protect our vote! - Action plans from our friends at A More Perfect Union - First, you can encourage Jewish inst…
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The bidding war for Black votes has begun. This is the position Black America needs to be in so we can finally receive tangibles. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/support…
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Democrat shill Jason Johnson feels the Democrat party should leave Black men alone and focus on Latino & Asian men because they feel left behind. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/support…
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LINKS: Pod Virginia | Patreon Learn more about Jackleg Media Check out Black Virginia News IN THE NEWS: The AFL-CIO is opposing the proposed arena and entertainment district in the Potomac Yard area of Alexandria, dealing a major blow to legislation now under consideration at the state Capitol in Richmond. The labor groups say the developer should …
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Former House candidate Susanna Gibson joins Michael and Lauren for her first-ever podcast appearance, discussing the Washington Post story and the Republican smear campaign that brought her race under scrutiny--all from videos that she never consented to being recorded, re-hosted, and distributed years after they were streamed. They discuss her sup…
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February 24, 2024, marks two years since the beginning of the War in Ukraine. In the war’s first year, Russia’s assault on Ukraine shook the West, while Ukraine's defense of the territory captivated the world. While no less deadly or consequential, the war's second year has looked very different. The war has become a stalemate on the battlefield, a…
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In the U.S., flavored cigarettes have been banned since 2009, with one glaring exception: menthols. That exception was supposed to go away in 2023, but the Biden administration quietly delayed the ban on menthols. Why? Well, an estimated 85 percent of Black smokers smoke menthols — and some (potentially suspect) polls have indicated that a ban on m…
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Young Black voters in Detroit are tired of not receiving anything from Biden and the Democrats. Many will vote for the couch while some will pivot to Trump. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/support…
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Democrats in Chicago and NYC seem to have unlimited funds for migrants. American citizens are struggling, starving, and facing homelessness. Do Democrats care? Well, we all know the answer to that. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod…
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Democrats have an open checkbook for migrants in Illinois. Black Americans better not ask for a thing from Democrats. The issue is even though Black Americans are complaining about the Democrats. Will they still come out to vote for them in November? --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSup…
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This week on the Black Light Mass Incarceration Show, host Cierra has an extensive interview with Altimont Mark Wilks, a candidate for the congressional seat of Maryland's 6th district. Wilks shares his transformative journey from serving two decades of incarceration to becoming an advocate for change in his community. The conversation ranges from …
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LINKS: Pod Virginia | Patreon Learn more about Jackleg Media Check out Black Virginia News IN THE NEWS: Democrats say they're not worried about the governor's threat to veto a raise in the minimum wage. They campaigned on the issue, and now they have made this their top priority -- House Bill One and Senate Bill One. License plate readers can read …
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The Democrats keep disrespecting our community by trying to get rappers to discuss issues they have no knowledge of. No other community is disrespected in this manner where Democrats go to music artists to discuss important policy matters for other groups. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/mess…
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Learn more about Jackleg Media Everyone's favorite General Assembly game show is back as Michael sits down with Senate Majority Leader Scott Surovell, Delegate Alfonso Lopez, and Delegate Marcus Simon, to get their takes on the Alexandria arena getting voted down, Governor Youngkin's partisan speech, kicking members off committees, bill hearings, a…
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To celebrate the history of Black romance, Gene and Parker are joined by reporter Nichole Hill to explore the 1937 equivalent of dating apps — the personals section of one of D.C.'s Black newspapers. Parker attempts to match with a Depression-era bachelor, and along the way we learn about what love meant two generations removed from slavery. Learn …
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Black Men in Pontiac, Michigan are sounding off on how the Democrats have done nothing for them. Many plan to vote for the couch and Democrats can't use Trump to scare them to vote for them anymore. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/po…
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Preachers in Atlanta united at the State capital to get the Black community to register to vote and put Biden back in office. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/support…
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LINKS: Pod Virginia | Patreon Learn more about Jackleg Media Check out Black Virginia News IN THE NEWS: Protestors gathered in Captiol Square to oppose the proposed Alexandria arena. Supporters of the arena say it'll create 30,000 jobs, but they have yet to provide information about what kind of assumptions were made to calculate those numbers. Dem…
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The DOJ Special Council investigating Biden for classified documents being at his home has released his report. The report says Biden has poor memory, couldn't remember when he was VP, and didn't know the date his son passed away to name a few. Biden became unhinged calling the report a lie. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.c…
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It's 1969 at the University of Wyoming, where college football is treated like a second religion. But after racist treatment at an away game, 14 Black players decide to take a stand, and are hit with life-changing consequences. From our play cousins across the pond, our own B.A. Parker hosts the BBC World Service's Amazing Sport Stories: The Black …
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Biden is in trouble with Black voters under 50. Many of those voters bring up that Trump gave them stimulus checks that helped them in major ways. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/support…
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MSNBC host Joy Reid comes out defending NYC in their plan to give migrants $1000 per month for food and baby products. Joy calls anyone disagreeing with this plan "MAGA" as an insult. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillips…
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Fmr President Trump predicted the migrant crisis created by Biden during his State Of The Union address in 2020. Fast forward to 2024 and it's even worse than what Trump predicted. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscot…
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In the United States, inequality along the lines of race in education is such a persistent issue that it often fails to make headlines. COVID-19 brought it back to the front of the nation’s consciousness as evidence mounted that nonwhite students were experiencing roughly twice as much learning loss as their white counterparts. Yet, as our guest on…
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"Three springs ago, I lost the better part of my mind," Naomi Jackson wrote in an essay for Harper's Magazine. On this episode, Jackson shares her experience with biopolar disorder. She talks about how she's had to decipher what fears stem from her illness and which are backed by the history of racism. Learn more about sponsor message choices: podc…
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Join a panel of Immigrant rights leaders as we discuss our current immigration system, and our obligation to support the stranger. Featured Speakers: Rebecca Kirzner, Senior Director of Grassroots Advocacy & Organizing at HIAS Charlie Davidson, Co-Chair at Synagogue Coalition on the Immigration Crisis Eddie Chavez Calderon, Campaign Director of Uri…
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Martin Luther King Jr. holds a special place in the American consciousness and is one of the few people to have a federal holiday celebrating his legacy. But what exactly is MLK’s legacy? From immigrants rights groups to gun rights activists to politicians, the history of the civil rights movement and MLK’s work and words have long been used, and c…
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LINKS: Pod Virginia | Patreon Learn more about Jackleg Media Check out Black Virginia News IN THE NEWS: Democrats and Republicans are standing together in a rare bipartisan effort to get rid of legacy admissions in colleges and universities. But while the Governor has signaled his approval, his comments also suggest his dismissal of affirmative act…
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The majority of registered South Carolina voters sat out the Democrat primary. Only 131,286 voters participated out of 3.2M registered voters. Auntie Maxine Waters already stating that Black Americans will be blamed if Trump wins the election. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillipscottpodcast/messageSupport th…
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NYC just announced a program to give migrants up to $1000 per month for food & baby products. This program isn't extended to the homeless population in NYC. The program is discriminatory in nature due to it not being extended to ALL New Yorkers that's homeless and hungry. --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/phillips…
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Boston Mayor Michelle Wu took a page out of Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson's book. Mayor Wu decided to take a community center in the Black community to house migrants. Migrant crime is NYC has risen and the media hid it from the public. Remember this crisis is the fault of President Joe Biden & the Democrats. --- Send in a voice message: https://po…
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Host Cierra Cobb of the Black Light Mass Incarceration Show welcomes special guest, DeAnthony, an incarcerated individual from Virginia to discuss restorative justice and its impact and implications. DeAnthony shares his personal experience with crime, incarceration, his path to redemption through education, and the importance of restorative justic…
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