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Should we remove all slave holders from our currency?

Women on 20s wants to replace Andrew Jackson with a woman on the 20 dollar bill. I make an argument that all slave holders should be removed from the currency here http://idiscoveredamerica.com/?p=240 .
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put a stop to malicious prosecution. Look at each case individually,stop prosecutor misconduct.

Malicious Prosecution in the county That I live you. Would like to speak with someone.
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#YesWeCode is the perfect way to support #WorldWaterDay2015

WorldBeat Cultural Center upholds Van Jones leadership initiatives, such as #YesWeCode and #BlackGirlsCode. Hooray for our #ClimateActionHero -- we need new coding to optimize renewables tech to #MakeWATERfromAIR --"The New ReNEWable"-- at economies of scale, in the #SxSW. Already in the "dry" desert of Qatar, a California company EcoloBlue, shows us that we can use solar and wind to make around 1 MILLION GALLONS of #WaterFromAir PER WEEK We need to do this in the #SxSW ! This Is Africa, This is Mexico, This is US, soon, when drought starts and climate change sets in. NOW IS THE TIME TO ENGAGE CODING TO CREATE RENEWABLE WATER RESILIENCE EVERYWHERE as the World Solar Challenge and American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Challenge of the coming decade. UN-Water World Water Day tomorrow (March 22) starts the "2015-2025 Decade of Sustainable Development" SO, #CodeCondensation!! CONDENSATION IS SO EASY: pull air over cool coils, as in your AC: buckets of water start dripping!! We know how to make this work! Let's make it work better, for everyone, asap!!! Let's use only solar and wind energy to condense water from air!!! Climate Reality = use renewables to #MakeWATERfromAIR for urban resilience and rural regreening!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yL3Ps86N2nM
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Weepple.com The New Civil Rights Social Network

I was hoping I could talk with you about my efforts with WEEPPLE. I need help getting it off the ground, I am a Black Female. You can check it out at www.weepple.com.
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Preservation of Section 5 of the 1965 Voting Rights Act

From Jerome Gray: While attending and serving on a Voting Rights Panel at Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church on Saturday, Sherrilyn Ifill, president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, stated that the Republican-controlled House has failed to schedule a hearing thus far on fixing Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. Therefore, as a follow-up to the Selma Voting Rights March Re-enactment last Sunday, I have a voting rights assignment that I'd like for you to ask your Masonic brothers to do, statewide. Please contact and ask them to contact the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and urge him to hold a hearing soon to begin fixing the Section 5 problem of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Please contact him via Facebook. To contact him via Facebook, please do the following: first, go to his page Congressman Bob Goodlatte; second send him the following message: “On March 8th, I marched in Selma for the VRA. Please fix Section 5. Hold a hearing soon. From an Alabama Mason.” Thank you for your cooperation and assistance. If you have any questions please call me (334) 538.8848 (cell) or (251) 578.3485 (home).
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Mar 26, 2015
(CNN) In Washington, we are seeing the re-emergence this year of a phenomenon that many Americans were afraid had gone extinct: real live no-joke bipartisanship. Heavyweights from both parties are attending the March 26 Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform. The event is co-produced by Gingrich Productions (on the right) and by my project, #cut50 -- an initiative that aims to safely halve the number of people behind bars within 10 years. Attorney General Eric Holder will be speaking. So will Newt Gingrich, the Republican former House speaker. Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, will be there. So will Democratic strategist and CNN commentator Donna Brazile,... ... more
Mar 20, 2015
(CNN) Congratulations, Internet haters! Well done, keepers of the one-true-way-to-talk-about-race! If we don't tamp down the backlash against Starbucks "Race Together" campaign, I fear that no major corporation will even try to talk about race again -- for maybe 10 or 20 years. Is that really what we want? Look, I get it. Asking baristas to hold conversations about race is a lot to demand of already hard-working employees. Not to mention, the topic should probably be called "systematic racism," not just "race." And there are legitimate questions about what Starbucks could realistically hope to accomplish, here. But for crying out... ... more
Feb 27, 2015
(CNN) The Federal Communications Commission got it right on "net neutrality." So did President Obama, who took a bold stand in favor of keeping the Internet free. So did leaders such as Reps. John Lewis, Keith Ellison and Maxine Waters, and the Rev. William Barber II, one of the architects of "Moral Mondays" protests and a member of the national board of the NAACP. So did the United Church of Christ, as well as more than 100 social justice and civil rights groups. And so did countless progressive, people-powered groups, such as Color of Change, an online community (which I helped to found)... ... more