Junius Stinney was the youngest person in America to be executed on death row in 1944 at age 14. He was quickly accused by the (white) police of ‘killing’ two little (white) girls with lack of evidence. His conviction and sentencing opened and closed in one day. There were no witnesses called and there was no transcript of the trial details and black people were not allowed inside the courtroom during that time.
[I always repost this because i don’t want anyone to forget about him!]
Scientists have proven that our government is far from what we believe.
Just wrote a paper about this for my Political Theory course. Once the economic inequality of a nation leaks into the electoral process and we have the wealthy man’s vote being worth more than the working man’s, we find that we no longer have a democratic system. With these absurd rulings from the Supreme Court recently, which gives corporations the power to be considered a person and thus have rights, the wealthy of the nation an influential vote, and the South being able to do as it wishes with voting rights, the American democratic system is in trouble! If this trend continues, we will actually be an Oligarchy. THIS is what should be alarming American citizens, not Healthcare. Your voice in the nation’s democracy is being weakened and many people are totally unaware!
Vermont GE Labeling Law Moves One Step Closer to Reality
The Vermont Senate today voted 28-2 to approve legislation that would require foods produced using genetic engineering (GE) to be labeled in Vermont. Minor changes made by the Senate must still be approved by the state House …
Thinking a lot about those that I love and miss. Of course, not everyone is pictured (i.e. Katrina, my grandfather, my great-grandmother…), but I found a few pictures of some people. You all make this life more enjoyable and I am thankful to have each of you a part of my journey. I wish you all the greatest things and life and I look forward to being reunited!