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Adam Lynch
If you missed the holiday cooking of outdated white aggression last week, check out part I here. Now we’re back for the second and final installment with, as I promised last week, Christmas Candle Salad. And, man, is it a doozy. Again, this new holiday horror comes to you from the talented scribes behind vintagerecipecards.com,...
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A new report out of Massachusetts reveals the obvious: Black and Latino teens are more likely to be arrested than white teens, and their higher arrest rate is filling the state’s juvenile justice system with a lopsided racial makeup. The report, arising from a 2018 Massachusetts criminal justice reform bill, shows that Black teens are...
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Being married to a Black woman and working in an office almost exclusively made up of Black women gives me a unique opportunity. This holiday season, I’m giving the wonderful women of my life a taste of “true America.” I’m not talking about any of this melty-potty, mishmash of gastronomic what-the-hell from every heathen corner...
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A judge agreed to send two-dozen children to Louisiana’s infamous Angola Prison, despite appeals from the ACLU, federal officials and children’s family members. After a series of embarrassing escapes from the state’s low-security Bridge City Center juvenile detention facility, Chief U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick decided that the Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) can send...
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Mississippi is fostering a queasy reputation for corruption, and gaping holes in its oversight and sunshine laws are making that reputation deserved. The steady crank of court filings in the state’s expanding Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) money racketeering and bribery scam is uncovering new revelations every week. At the heart of the suspected...
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The state of Mississippi is losing its only burn center at Merit Health Central in South Jackson. The JMS Burn and Reconstruction Center, which includes 13 intensive care patient rooms, is closing due to staffing issues. “The complex medical needs of burn patients require support from a broad range of specialists — ones you typically...
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The U.S. has not been a union-friendly nation in the last few decades, and union membership continues to decline in some sectors. However, unions appear to be entering the autumn season on a fierce note. Workers can thank the economy that bounced back from the COVID epidemic for a flurry of successful organization attempts. Plummeting...
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  After decades of siphoning away the City of Jackson’s tax base the state of Mississippi must now come to terms with the capital city’s inability to repair its water system. The city is moving into its fifth week without safe drinking water due to a malfunctioning water treatment plant and decaying infrastructure, and now...
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The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals said a Mississippi’s Jim Crow law keeping nearly 16% of Black residents from voting should stay on the books. The court affirmed a lower court ruling keeping the state constitutional provision intact, despite the language being inserted by unabashed racists targeting Black residents for disenfranchisement. The current provision places...
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for a commission to decrease adolescent presence in Michigan’s justice system after a controversial arrest and budget issues. The state of Michigan made headlines for all the wrong reasons in 2020 after it detained a 15-year-old Black student for failing to complete her online schoolwork. Authorities had previously put the...
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