13th Amendment: Slavery is still in Effect by RBG RAW SISTA Atyeb Ba Atum Re

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America made sure that even after slavery would be abolished that it still thought to provide itself with an ESCAPE CLAUSE... EXCEPT AS PUNISHMENT FOR A CRIME
So the incarceration rate is out of control especially for NEW AFRIKAN MEN and WOMEN

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13th Amendment: Slavery is still in Effect by RBG RAW SISTA Atyeb Ba Atum Re

  1. 1. The Thirteenth Amendment to the UnitedStates Constitution officially outlaws slaveryand involuntary servitude, except aspunishment for a crime.
  2. 2. Advocates note that the constitutions 13th amendment, ratified in1865, abolished slavery in the United States, but provided an exception incases where persons have been duly convicted in the United States andterritory it controls, slavery or involuntary servitude can be reimposed asa punishment.
  3. 3. The Sentencing Project: Ethnicity and TheCriminal Justice System The majority of prisoners are Black and Latino, though they are minorities in terms of their numbers in the population.
  4. 4. America’s New Slavery: Black Men in PrisonBy Charlene Muhammad -National Correspondent Prisoners from the Limestone Correctional Facility do a trash detail along I-65 in North Alabama near the Tennessee State line while working on a chain gang.
  5. 5. The chain gang was re-established in 1995.Becoming one of the first convicts in perhaps ahalf-century to break rocks, WilliamCrook, 28, of Gadsden, Ala., takes a swing withhis 10-pound sledge hammer. Shortly aftersunrise, 160 inmates at the LimestoneCorrection Facility marched a half-mile in legirons from their dormitories to the rock pile.
  6. 6. “The fact is, it’s a business and a readilyaccessible, ‘free’ workforce removes prisons’incentive to rehabilitate, especially those thatare owned by corporations”
  7. 7. Laini Coffee, a self-described “unity activist”said, “At current trend, we could very well seethe number of so-called free Blacks rival to thesame number of those that are incarcerated.The answer is simple: Unity.”

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