Prisoners by Design - "The New Jim Crow"

 

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...Obama's presidency -- the ultimate symbol, we are told, of America's triumph over its ugly history of discrimination, exclusion, and racial caste. This is a time to rejoice, it is said, though we still have a long way to go.

That is the dominant racial narrative today among those who claim to care about racial justice: Look how far we have come, but yes we still have a long way to go.

Here are a few facts that run counter to that racial narrative:

  •  There are more African Americans under correctional control today -- in prison or jail, on probation or parole -- than were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War began.
  •  As of 2004, more African American men were disenfranchised (due to felon disenfranchisement laws) than in 1870, the year the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified prohibiting laws that explicitly deny the right to vote on the basis of race.
  • If you take into account prisoners, a large majority of African American men in some urban areas, like Chicago, have been labeled felons for life. These men are part of a growing undercaste -- not class, caste -- a group of people who are permanently relegated, by law, to an inferior second-class status. They can be denied the right to vote, automatically excluded from juries, and legally discriminated against in employment, housing, access to education, and public benefits -- much as their grandparents and great-grandparents once were during the Jim Crow era.

There is a colorblind explanation for all this: crime rates. But crime rates do not explain the sudden and dramatic mass incarceration of African Americans during the past 30 years. Crime rates have fluctuated over the past few decades -- and currently are at historical lows -- but imprisonment rates have soared. Quintupled. And the vast majority of that increase is due to the War on Drugs, a war waged almost exclusively in poor communities of color, even though studies consistently show that people of all colors use and sell illegal drugs at remarkably similar rates. In fact, some studies indicate that white youth are significantly more likely to engage in illegal drug dealing than black youth.

 

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  MICHELLE ALEXANDER is a longtime civil rights advocate and litigator. She won a 2005 Soros Justice Fellowship and now holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Mortiz College of Law at Ohio State University. Alexander served for several years as director of the Racial Justice Project at the ACLU of Northern California, and subsequently directed the Civil Rights Clinics at Stanford Law School, where she was an associate professor. Alexander is a former law clerk for Justice Harry Blackmun on the U.S. Supreme Court, and has appeared as a commentator on CNN, MSNBC, and NPR. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is her first book.

 

 

 

 

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Comment by Lydell Jackson on March 27, 2012 at 10:43pm

Comment by Ngon'e Aw on January 15, 2012 at 8:41pm

Greetings Lydell, it's great to read your post, hope all is well with you and yours. Just want to give my 2 cents on the topic of Civil Rights, which is Latin for "civily" slave laws. The reason so many of our people are in prison is because each prisoner is a warehouse reciept for the BONDS that are written on every case  CHARGE that goes through the corrupt star chambers we call courts. It's all about profits. Why so many of our people?   We are easy targets because we refuse to move off emotionalism and learn the law, if we did learn the law we would discover, everyone in prison VOLUNTEERED to go. Thet cannot procede against the accused without their CONSENT. We accept their false authority without question.

warehouse receipt. "...A warehouse receipt, which is considered a document of title, may be a negotiable instrument and is often used for financing with inventory as security."

STRUCTURE OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE

"Governmental assignment of a dollar value to the heads of citizens began on July 14, 1862 when President Lincoln offered 6 percent interest bearing-bonds to states who freed their slaves on a "per head" basis.  This practice of valuating humans (cattle?) continues today with our current system of debt-based currency reliant upon a steady stream of fresh new chattels to back it."

 

 

 

Comment by Universal Divine Being Isis on January 15, 2012 at 4:52pm

 

 

PART ONE-- DREAM AND VISIONS HAVE DIFFERENT MEANINGS.

 

KNOWINGLY/UNKNOWINGLY MLK WAS CONVINCED HE WAS SAYING AND DOING THE RIGHT THING, AND YET HE HAD THE PERFECT EXAMPLES BEFORE HIM LIKE HON. GARVEY,  KWAME NKRUMAH AND OTHER LIKE MINDS TO FOLLOW THE DIVINE EXAMPLES MLK SHOULD HAVE USED TO ADVANCE OUR PEOPLE SO THAT WE COULD BE MUCH FURTHER THAN WHERE WE ARE NOW. MLK AND ANY OTHER LIKE MINDS LIKE HIM DO NOT GET A PASS, WHEN DIVINE PLANS, SCRIPTS, MAINFESTOS, LEFT BEHIND FOR ALL TRUE BALCK AFRIKAN TEACHERS/LEADERS, BOTH GENDERS, TO FOLLOW THAT WOULD LEAD  AND GUIDE THE TEACHER/LEADER TO DIVINELY LEAD AND GUIDE OUR PEOPLE INTO OUR PEOPLE DIVINE SOLUTIONS. I WOULD GIVE MLK A PASS HAD THERE BEEN NO PREVIOUS DIVINE TEACHERS/LEADERS, BOTH GENDERS HE COULD USE AS A DIVINE EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW.

 

MLK HAD THE STAGE, THE FORUM, THE PEOPLE ATTENTION, AND WHEN WE DO HAVE THAT, REPARATIONS NOW, REPATRIATION BACK TO BELOVED AFRIKA, SHOULD ALWAYS BE ON OUR MINDS, AND COMING FROM OUR MIND, MOUTH, LIPS, TONGUE, AND IF NOT WE ARE ENEMIES TO SELF, OUR PEOPLE, THE WORLD AND HAVE MADE A PACT WITH DEVILS MIND-SET, AND FREEDOM IS NOT ON OUR MINDS.

 

NO TEACHER/LEADERS, BOTH GENDERS ARE EXEMPTED FROM BEING QUESTIONED.

 

I GIVE MLK CREDIT FOR HIS TENACITY, COURAGE, BRAVERY TO TAKE THE STANCE HE DID, ALTHOUGH PROFANE THE STANCE WAS, BECAUSE TO BE A TRUE REVOLUTIONARY, OUR SO CALLED LEADERS/TEACHERS, BOTH GENDERS AREN’T EVER TO LOSE SIGHT OF BELOVED AFRIKA, AND THE ADVOCACY FOR OUR ENSLAVED ANCESTORS REPARATIONS NOW, AND REPATRIATING BACK TO BELOVED AFRIKA WITH REPARATIONS IN OUR HANDS. WHEN WE ARE DREAMERS AND NOT TRUE VISIONARIES, WE ARE MISLEADING SELF AND THE PEOPLE.

 

ANY SO CALLED LEADER/TEACHER COMING IN OUR PRESENCE WITH RELIGIOUS JARGON, ARE ENEMIES TO SELF AND THE PEOPLE. ANY TEACHER/LEADERS IN OUR MIDST WHO GIVES US BELIEVE/BELIEF, HOPE, FAITH, WANT, WISH, FAKE PRAYERS AND THE LIKES OF ARE ENEMIES TO SELF AND OUR PEOPLE. JESSIE JACKSON A GOOD EXAMPLE. LETS KEEP HOPE ALIVE, AND LOOK WHERE WE STILL ARE AS A RESULT OF THAT, HOPE BEING THE WORSE ENEMY TO US BECAUSE HOPE TORMENTS THE MINDS OF PEOPLE. JESSIE SHOULD HAVE SAID LETS KEEP TORMENTING OUR MINDS (HOPE) AND THE LIKES ARE IS.

 

I CANNOT GIVE MLK A  PASS WHEN HE HAD DIVINE TRUE, REAL WARRIORS, GARVEY, KWAME AS TRUE EXAMPLES TO FOLLOW. ANYONE WHO TELLS US TO NOT FIGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM AND JUST BECOME EQUAL TO THE EVIL OPPRESSORS, THEY ARE ENEMIES TO SELF, AND OUR ENEMIES, KNOWINGLY/UNKNOWINGLY. ANY SO CALLED TEACHER/LEADER, BOTH GENDERS.

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TY GRAY-EL  WROTE: WE REALLY HAVE TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT REDEEMING DR. KING'S DREAM.

Comment by Universal Divine Being Isis on January 15, 2012 at 4:51pm

PART TWO

 

WE REALLY HAVE TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT REDEEMING DR. KING'S DREAM.

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IT IS FOOLISH TO REDEEM THAT WHICH HAS SET US BACK COUNTLESS YEARS OF MORE ENSLAVEMENT, AND TO FOLLOW THOSE WHO THEM SELVES ARE/WERE LOST.  THE ABOVE REVEALS HOW MANY ARE MENTALLY ILL ENSLAVED STILL. ENSLAVEMENT/SLAVERY WILL STILL CONTINUE TO EXIST AS LONG AS OUR PEOPLE CONTINUE TO USE THE EVIL OPPRESSOR’S PROFANE MIND-SET. WE CONTRIBUTE TO ENSLAVEMENT WHEN WE ARE OUT OF OUR DIVINE ORIGINAL MIND-SET, THAT DIVINE MIND-SET THAT EVIL EUROPEANS DESTROYED.

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WE REALLY HAVE TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT REDEEMING DR. KING'S DREAM.

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THE STATEMENT ABOVE DOES NOT COME FROM A FREE CRITICAL THINKER, LIEN HOLDER OF THEIR OWN CONSCIOUS, A CONFORMIST TO THE LIES AND DECEPTIONS WE ARE TOLD. WHERE WE FIND A BLACK AFRIKAN NON THINKER FEMALE/OR MALE, WE FIND ENEMIES TO SELF AND OUR PEOPLE, AND THE DIVINE TRUTH/REALITY. WE MUST BE CONSTANTLY AWARE, AND MIND-FUL NOT TO ALLOW OUR MINDS TO BE THE MIND OF SATAN’S AGENTS.

 

IF ANYTHING IS TO BE REDEEMED, IT IS OUR ONCE ORIGINAL RIGHT DIVINE MIND-SET, REDEEM THE PHILOSOPHY OF HON. GARVEY, HON, GADDAFI, HON, CHIEF ELDERS OSIRIS, ALL THREE HAVING THE DIVINE SOLUTIONS TO OUR PEOPLE PROBLEMS, IN ADDITION TO THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE THEM THAT WAS REAL AND RAW FREE CRITICAL THINKERS. REDEEMING DR. KING'S DREAM IS A SLAVE MENTALITY THOUGHT AND ACTIONS. MLK SET OUR PEOPLE BACK 100 PLUS YEARS, AND LONG CAME THE PRESENT PREZ WHO SET OUR PEOPLE BACK 4OO PLUS MORE ENSLAVEMENT.

 

DIVINE THOUGHTS FROM TWO TRUE REAL AND A RAW BLACK AFRIKAN MEN, DIVINE FREE CRITICAL THINKERS, LIEN HOLDERS OF THEIR OWN CONSCIOUS, NON CONFORMIST TO WET DREAMS, AND NON CONFORMIST TO THE VAMPIRE SYSTEM LIES AND DECEPTIONS.

 

LISTEN TO A TRUE, REAL AND RAW SISTER IN HAITI WHO SAID:

 

 

LISTEN TO THE SISTER SPEAK ABOUT HOW MARTIN LUTHER KING DREAM WAS/ISN'T HER DREAM. MLK DREAM IS NOT IN HER.

 

 

 GOOD TO KNOW THAT THERE IS A FREE CRITICAL THINKING BLACK PERSON/WOMAN WHO THINK THIS WAY. I SALUTE AND BOW TO HER FOR WHAT SHE SAID ABOUT MLK DREAM, THAT HAS KEPT OUR PEOPLE BEHIND SOME 100 YEARS AND TO TOP IT ALL OFF, THE LEADER OF THIS COUNTRY SET US BACK ANOTHER 400 YEARS.

 

HTTP://WACPTV.NING.COM/FORUM/TOPICS/VIDEO-HAITIAN-REVOLUTION-CANNIB...

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DR. KING, THE MOST OVERRATED BLACK MAN BY BLACK PEOPLE  

   

BY CHIEF ELDER OSIRIS

REPLY TO EMAIL ADD: O_AKKEBALA2002@YAHOO.COM

 

 

THE DIVINE TRUTH, BLACK PEOPLE CAN NOT TOLERATE THE DIVINE TRUTH, IT CONTRADICT STRONGLY WITH DECEIVING LIES, AN ACT BLACK PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MADE TO ACCEPT WITHOUT OBJECTION.

 

BLACK PEOPLE LIVES AS WE LIVE TODAY, IS NOT TO BE BASED UPON A DREAM, BUT SHOULD BE BASED UPON A VISION, ONE THAT IS NATURAL, BASED UPON YOUR AWARENESS OF YOUR RIGHT TO FREEDOM.

 

 

TAKE AWAY ALL OF THE HYPERBOLE, IRRATIONAL EMOTION, THEN FREE THINKING  IS DISPLAYED BY BLACK PEOPLE CONCERNING DR. KING, AND YOU WILL SEE A MAN WHO WAS AN AGENT OF THE SYSTEM THAT ENSLAVED OUR AFRIKAN ANCESTORS AND SUCCEEDED IN PLANTING THE SEEDS OF LIES AND DECEPTION IN THE MIND OF BLACK PEOPLE.

 

MOST BLACK PEOPLE NOW DO NOT DO ANY OBJECTIVE INVESTIGATION AND DIVINE CRITICAL FREE THINKING IN ORDER TO GET TO THE DIVINE TRUTH, SUCH BEING THE ONLY INFORMATION THAT IS CAPABLE OF ERASING THE IGNORANCE FROM THE MIND THAT NOW DICTATE TO BLACK PEOPLE, TELLING BLACK PEOPLE WHAT TO BELIEVE AND NEVER TO KNOW, AND TELLING YOU WHO IS TO BE CELEBRATED TO BE OUR DIVINE ICONS TODAY, TO BE HONORED BY BLACK PEOPLE.

 

 

Comment by Universal Divine Being Isis on January 15, 2012 at 4:51pm

 

PART THREE

 

SUCH A CULTURE FOR BLACK PEOPLE TO PRACTICE, IS WHAT HAVE BLACK PEOPLE TO BE BELIEVERS AND NOT DIVINE THINKERS FOR OURSELVES, SO WE BLACK PEOPLE NEVER END UP CHOOSING WHO IT WAS AND IS TO BE, THAT WE WILL HONOR FOR FIGHTING FOR OUR FREEDOM AND TO REGAIN OUR DIGNITY IN THE WORLD TODAY.

 

DR. KING REPRESENTED NOT THE BLACK AFRIKAN RACE WHEN EXPOSING HIS IDEALOGICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIAL BELIEFS, AND IT IS BELIEF THAT SERVE UNQUESTIONABLE AS THE SIGN THAT REVEAL THAT BLACK PEOPLE MOST CERTAINLY HAVE LOST OUR DIVINE MIND, BECAUSE THERE IS NOT ANYTHING THAT CAN BE CERTAIN IN THE USE OF BELIEF, AND DR. KING DREAM IS AND WAS BASED UPON A BELIEF CONCERNING BLACK PEOPLE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATION, POLITICAL AND RELIGION AFFILIATION, AND WHAT HE BELIEVED WAS TO BE THE SOLUTION TO THE RACIST RACISM BLACK PEOPLE IS A VICTIM OF IN AMERICA TODAY.

 

IN AMERICA, YOU HAVE THREE CATEGORIES OF BLACK SO CALL AFRIKANS, YOU HAVE THE BLACK AFRIKANS IN AMERICA, YOU HAVE THE BLACK AFRIKAN AMERICAN, AND YOU HAVE THE AFRIKAN WHO HAVE TRAVELED TO AMERICA WITH A VISA OR SOME FORM OF DOCUMENTATION THAT SHOW THAT BEING IN AMERICA IS BY CHOICE.

 

NOW, LET US EXAMINE EACH OF THOSE CATEGORIES IN WHICH US BLACK PEOPLE IN AMERICA NOW FIT AND PROUDLY PLACE OURSELVES TO BE.

 

AFRIKAN IN AMERICA:

 

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE BELOW

 

HTTP://WACPTV.NING.COM/GROUP/111SOCIALREFORM/FORUM/TOPICS/DR-KING-T...

 

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QUESTION: WHY WAS A SO-CALLED "KING" NAMED MARTIN LUTHER NOT SOVEREIGN LIKE HIS VERY SURNAME SUGGESTS ? - ANSWER: BECAUSE THIS SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN-BAPTIST NEGRO-PREACHER WAS USED AS A "BLACK" TOKEN TO KEEP THE DELUSIONAL BLACK SHEEP-LIKE MASSES NON-THREATENING AND PASSIVE OBEDIENT SO KKKRISTIANITY CAN RULE IN AMERIKKKA (SOG)

 

FROM: SUN OF GOD <TIMETOMAKETHATCHANGE@YAHOO.COM>

 

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE BELOW

 

HTTP://WACPTV.NING.COM/GROUP/111SOCIALREFORM/FORUM/TOPICS/DR-KING-T...

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WE ARE ALL IN THE VAMPIRE PRISON SYSTEM, THAT SYSTEM WHICH IS THE PATHOLOGICAL LYING AND DECEIVING SYSTEM, SOCIOPATH, PSYCHOPATH, SADIST, MASOCHIST, NARCISSIST, NEANDERTHAL, VAMPIRES, SNAKES, RATS, DOGS, HOG/PIGS, VULTURES, BUZZARDS, MAGGOT...AND THE LIKES OF SYSTEM.

 

NOW WE KNOW THOSE OF US WHO ARE BEHIND THE VAMPIRE SYSTEM PRISON/JAILS WALLS THEY CANNOT PHYSICALLY FREE THEMSELVES. THEY HOWEVER AS SOME HAS, FREED THEIR MINDS BEHIND THOSE WALLS.

 

FOR US WHO ARE ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE WALLS, ABLE TO ROAM AROUND ON EARTH HAVE NO EXCUSES FOR FREEING THEIR MINDS ON THE OUTSIDE BY RETURNING TO OUR DIVINE ORIGINAL RIGHT MIND-SET, WHICH WILL FREE US AND THOSE BEHIND PRISON/JAIL WALLS.

 

TO THOSE SUCH AS HON MUMIA ABU JAMAL AND REAL, RAW AND TRUE BLACK AFRIKAN MAN WHO FREED HIS MIND BEHIND PRISON WALLS, I SALUTE AND BOW TO HIM.

 

FOR THOSE BLACK AFRIKAN MALES, MOST, ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE PRISON WALLS WHO FOR WHATEVER REASON DO NOT MAKE THE EFFORT TO FREE HIS MIND, I HAVE NO RESPECT FOR.

 

REPARATIONS NOW, OR THE FEMA CAMPS.

 

Comment by Ty Gray-EL on January 15, 2012 at 2:47pm
This is a clear and present indicator that racism is still rampant and slavery has never really, truly been abolished.
We really have to get serious about redeeming Dr. King's Dream.
Comment by Lydell Jackson on June 8, 2011 at 5:40pm
Comment by Ngon'e Aw on June 7, 2011 at 10:33pm

 

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