Tag Archives: San Francisco

A Life Worth Less Than Train Fare

A Life Worth Less Than Train Fare The Ongoing Struggle Against Police Violence By Mike King Another young, unarmed black man, Kenneth Harding, has been gunned down, shot numerous times in the back as he fled, his empty hands in … Continue reading

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Latest “Ban the Box” Battleground: RI on Tuesday.

At the Rhode Island Statehouse this Tuesday, civil rights and social justice advocates will be making a stand for an anti-discrimination trend that is sweeping the nation:  “Ban the Box.”  This box on job applications, asking if one has been … Continue reading

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9th Circuit Calls for Proof: Is Prison System Racist?

The 9th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals court has reversed course and upheld Washington state’s ban on voting by prison inmates.  The ruling came last week in a case that challenged the ban under the Voting Rights Act, claiming it … Continue reading

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