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Ban the Box

The year is 1993. Carlito’s Way is our favorite movie. We watched it at least 10 times. We knew the lines of our favorite scenes verbatim. Moya would play Gail, and I Carlito. She was fond of the scene where Gail confronts Carlito as to why they broke up. Moya was a romantic — she was fond of saying, “Prison could never come between true love.” She thought Carlito was selfish — thus only protecting himself by breaking up with Gail after he got sentenced to 30 years in prison. I admired
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Andrew Young on The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos

http://www.cbc.ca/thehour Andrew Young is one of the most influential African-American political leaders of our time. Born in New Orleans, he graduated from high school at 15, got a degree from Howard University and ended up as a pastor in Alabama. Along the way, Young became involved in the civil rights movement, eventually becoming one of Martin Luther King Jr’s closest advisors. After Dr. King was killed in 1968, Young ran for Congress and served four years in the House of Representatives
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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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