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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Monday, December 24, 2012

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

Despite all the outrage the school-to-prison pipeline stirs, it rarely gets the attention it demands in national policy discussions. But after years of aggressive agitating and advocacy, the topic is inching its way into the limelight. On Wednesday, Congress finally noticed, too. For the first time, the school-to-prison pipeline was the focus of a Senate hearing.

“There has never been a congressional hearing of its kind, ever,” said Jadine Johnson, an attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center who was in Washington, D.C., for the meeting. “We see this as a landmark hearing and a very special day.”  - COLORLINES
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