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From the Deep South to the Midwest, a Generation Demands Justice

1. Dream Defenders Occupy the Florida Capitol On Saturday, July 13, George Zimmerman was found not guilty. This was the moment Florida showed the world that it does not care about its youth, especially young black and brown people. If … Continue reading

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Kemba Smith Interview: Voting Rights Advocacy

By Jenée Desmond-Harris In 1994 Kemba Smith was sentenced to 24 1/2 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a cocaine ring. The story of the harsh punishment dealt to a minor player — who admitted to lying and … Continue reading

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