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Friday Nite Videos | February 5, 2021

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The Sedition That Nobody's Talking About. "Have You Been To Jail For Justice" | Anne Feeney. Mothers Deported Without Their Children Seek to Be Reunited. Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem. Marjorie Taylor Greene Gets Punished.

Racially Charged: America's Misdemeanor Problem

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem exposes how our country’s history of racial injustice evolved into an enormous abuse of criminal justice power. 13 million people a year – most of them poor and people of color – are abused by this system.

Trump’s Final Cruelty: Executing Prisoners

E. Tammy Kim The New Yorker
Two weeks from now, the Trump Administration plans to execute a forty-year-old man named Brandon Bernard. His death, by lethal injection, would be the ninth carried out by the U.S. government since July—the ninth, in fact, since 2003.

The Police Answer to Us. What Will We Do About It?

Chesa Boudin New York Times
Local prosecutors shouldn’t trust the reports of officers with prior misconduct. Local prosecutors must use the power and discretion afforded them to carry out sweeping reforms that will protect the public — especially Black communities...
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