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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Follow the Lead of Poughkeepsie, New York to Eliminate New Jim Crow

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Every City in the Country Should Follow the Lead of Poughkeepsie, New York to Help Eliminate The New Jim Crow with Thought and Actions During March and April 2012
With more Black men in jails and prisons than colleges and universities, it is time for the Black Male Achievement Movement to get to work!
Please call 773.285.9600 to design a program like the one in Poughkeepsie in your city. The efforts of Michelle Alexander and her book,The New Jim Crow, are stimulating a social justice movement with public hearings, reading groups, praying warriors and action teams. It is time for good men and women to get to work!
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During the months of March and April 2012, people in your city can: 
  • Host a reading circle for The New Jim Crow book at your church, high school or college
  • Communicate with your elected officials about ways to changes laws that sweep Black men and boys into the criminal justice system
  • Mentor youth in juvenile detention facilities
  • Visit incarcerants in prisons and jails (men and women)
  • Work to get records expunged for the formerly incarcerated
  • Welcome returning citizens (from prison) back to your community
  • Help returning citizens get jobs
  • Council first-time offenders so that they remain crime free
  • Speak to youth in schools about not becoming part of the criminal justice system
  • Become a court watcher to ensure that Black men and boys are treated fairly by the criminal justice process
  • Write a letter to a jail or prison encouraging men and women who are incarcerated to keep their spirits high  
To become one of the the Servant Leaders in your city planning and directing this effort, please call 773.285.9600. We will provide you with an organizing kit that will help you step-by-step to create, manage or support an outstanding New Jim Crow Social Justice Movement program in your city.  We will also provide technical assistance and ongoing support. Churches, schools, faith-based organizations, fraternities, Masonic organizations, veterans associations, community-based organizations, affinity organizations, military service personnel, social service agencies, companies and corporations will participate in this effort.  Most events will occur between March 1, 2012 and April 30, 2012 
Click Here to purchase a paperback copy of The New Jim Crow. 
Click Here to view a 25 minute video of Michelle Alexander speaking on Democracy Now about The New Jim Crow. 
Click Here to hear a segment of Michelle Alexander on National Public Radio speaking about The New Jim Crow. 
Click here to see a 3 minute trailer of Michelle Alexander speaking about the The New Jim Crow. 
Click here to find out if and when Michelle Alexander might be in your city or state speaking on The New Jim Crow.  
Click NJCevents@gmail.com to discuss bringing Michelle Alexander to your city. 
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For everyone who originally supported the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan to oust the Taliban, the question today is how whether what was once a righteous mission can end in anything but ruin. Blaming the Bush administration's neglect and incompetence for the critical failures of the first several years is fair enough, but it is not easy to argue, let alone prove, that the Obama administration has improved upon the mess it inherited. The same corruption prevails in Hamid Karzai's Kabul and the same incompetence and lassitude plague the Afghan security forces. The only realistic option, unpalatable as it may be, is negotiation with the Taliban. But recent events have made that prospect even more elusive, as the Afghan people become still more alienated. READ MORE
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