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9:11 PM / Friday October 22, 2021

Freedom Quest

NAACP President sees end to death penalty in 10 years

March 24, 2013

The NAACP views it as “lynching’s cousin”. In a nutshell, that’s the reason that NAACP President/CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous predicts the end to the death penalty in America within the next 10 years. “We’re moving fast,” says Jealous. “This is one of our top national priorities as it has been for the last 104 years…”

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Reward Increased to $75,000 in Abduction Case

January 26, 2013

On Monday, January 14, 2013, at 8:50am, a five year-old female student was abducted from Bryant Elementary school, located at 6001 Cedar Avenue. The child was taken out of the Hazel Street exit of the school, then left on 61st Street.

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AP Poll: No improvement in racial attitudes

November 2, 2012

Racial attitudes have not improved in the four years since the US elected its first black president, an Associated Press poll finds, as a slight majority of Americans now express prejudice toward blacks whether they recognize those feelings or not.

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“Stop and Frisk” has to stop!

June 10, 2012

Last year in New York City, police stopped and interrogated black men and boys between the ages 14 and 24 a total of 168,126 times. The total population of black men and boys aged 14 through 24 in New York City is 158,406. 

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