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CeCe McDonald pleads guilty to manslaughter

TweetOn June 5th of last year, there was a fight outside a bar in Minneapolis. Several people were involved, a few were injured, one was killed. Only one was arrested. The person who was killed was a straight white cisgender man, and the person who was arrested was a young transgender woman of colour. Around [...]
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A moment of silence

Tweet “Thank you for supporting me and my family I have been truly blessed by god through you all. Thank you for showing solidarity and continuing the good fight for humanity.” -Troy Davis, in an interview conducted just last weekend by Davis’ cousin E. Red. Last night, Troy Davis was executed by lethal injection at [...]
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Thousands of Georgia prisoners on strike

TweetThere is a prisoner strike of historic proportions going on right now in Georgia. Since Thursday, thousands of prisoners have been refusing to leave their cells in protest of poor living and working conditions in GA prisons. Samhita mentioned the strike in yesterday’s What We Missed, but it deserves more attention. The protest has been [...]
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