50 Years After March on Washington, A New Dream

Tomorrow marks the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. On Saturday, thousands marched on Washington to commemorate the anniversary. I’ll be attending the events in D.C. For me, one of the most important dreams to shine a light on is the one to end mass incarceration, what some have referred to as the “new Jim Crow.” This short video (11:52 – h/t Julie Netherland) explains more about the problem of mass incarceration and what one man in Dothan, Alabama is doing to address it:


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    The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” ― Martin Luther King Jr. In this times Mr. Barack Obama has swayed here and there, perfect example was the signing of the Monsato GMO Bill during the Gay rights court-case. Not to justify silence or people failing to speak up, but this are some of the reason why some choose to remain silent.


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