Opinion

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We remember Rubin Hurricane Carter

Brother Carter's struggle was our struggle, what they did to him they did to us because racism is the common thread that twines our lives together.

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Jailed in the land of the free

In the middle of last year, due to a traffic violation, I spent a few months as a guest of our local county correctional facility.

Justice Scalia and the Dybbuk

It seems that, for second time since I can remember, a federal justice has been possessed by a dybbuk, an evil spirit in Jewish mythology.

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Republican policies the cause of prison-to-poverty cycle

As the country prepares to go to the ballot box in two weeks, voters would do well to recall the long-term effect of Republican Contract with America polices.