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The Crisis Magazine
NAACP's official magazine of culture, politics, civil rights and history. Serving and informing communities of color.
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Replying to @ACLU
According to the , schools nationally reported 27,000 sworn law enforcement officers, but only 23,000 social workers. As a consequence, the issue of school discipline has changed the scope of punishment from detention to prosecution.
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A 14-year old girl was charged with assault with a weapon for throwing a baby carrot.
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Bree Newsome Sep 19
The entire social order/power dynamic is held in place by violence, including sexual violence. People's reluctance to confront the reality of violence and how it operates in our society is motivated by a discomfort with change & a desire to reinforce power dynamics.
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The Crisis Magazine 2h
Criminalizing schools: Paper airplanes, hoodies or bandanas, juvenile disagreements and simple infractions against school norms have become criminal, jail-able acts in American schools.
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The Crisis Magazine 2h
Replying to @MPRnews
Republicans: The party of dirty, old, misogynistic White men.
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The Crisis Magazine 14h
Replying to @Lawrence
The despicable five.
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The Crisis Magazine 16h
50 years after the election of Shirley Chisholm as the first African American woman to serve in Congress, Black women are still making political history across the country.
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The Crisis Magazine 18h
Replying to @joncoopertweets
That's in keeping with his hard right Christian theology. No surprise there.
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Rev. Dr. Barber 21h
Senator Susan Collins says she is appalled by Trump castigating Dr. Ford for her claim against Kavanaugh. Here’s the problem: too many are appalled by Trump’s tweets but accept & support his policies.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
Republicans have been singing that same tune for decades and people still fall for it.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
Passage of time doesn't erase youthful mistakes in the criminal justice system, especially for people of color.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
thank you for all the good work you do.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
Replying to @soledadobrien @CNN
How can you look at this and not conclude that this is nothin but a pro segment set up.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
Replying to @soledadobrien
Terrible, uninformed and ignorant. One woman had the nerve to imply that 17 year old boys are inclined to commit sexual assault. What?!!!!
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
"We demand the officers involved be charged w/murder, be fired, that PDs end the practice of releasing evidence meant to incriminate the victims of police brutality, and the media cease being complicit in the practice." ~ Lee Merritt graphic:
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 22
Women march, protest for safe working environments in first-ever nationwide strike against sexual harassment.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 21
shares have surged 36% on the year,...The run-up includes a nearly 5% increase since Nike's Labor Day announcement that would be featured in its campaign, adding nearly $6 billion to the company's market value. 
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 21
Replying to @thecrisismag
Some African-Americans delay consulting a physician about memory problems by as long as seven years, according to Patricia Clark and colleagues, at Emory University.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 21
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While, the causes of Alzheimer’s are relatively unknown, the higher prevalence of Alzheimer’s among African-Americans has been attributed to a higher incidence of diabetes, hypertension and poverty – all risk factors for Alzheimer’s.
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The Crisis Magazine Sep 21
The likelihood of suffering Alzheimer’s is up to three times as great among African-Americans than whites. 
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