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Black 8th Grader’s Essay Comparing Education System To Slavery Ignites Outrage

A 8th grader’s incendiary essay comparing modern public education to slavery is causing a firestorm of controversy in her upstate New York community. The essay infuriated teachers and administrators at her school, who launched a campaign of harassment against the young lady.

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REPORT: More Black Juveniles Are Sentenced To Life Without Parole

According to a recent study, an advocacy group for juvenile sentencing reform, Black males are grossly overrepresented among juveniles that are sentenced to life without parole in the United States. Of all juveniles that are sentenced to life without parole, 97 percent are male, and 60 percent are Black. Learn more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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