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Fcnl's aristotle jones takes a closer look at the evolution from slavery to mass incarceration he analyzes the threads of institutional racism. This post is a rebuttal to patrick rael's “demystifying the 13th amendment and its impact on mass incarceration”. Ava duvernay's new documentary about mass incarceration made me feel ashamed after it ended, i thought about how much i'd gotten used. Enslave african americans called mass incarceration since the slavery specifically, the “war on crime” has been a key component for fueling this system of.
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