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Common and John Legend Address Civil Rights Issues of Today in Moving Oscar Speech

Issues with voting rights, criminal justice system and more take center stage at the Oscars

Common and John Legend use Oscars platform to deliver a moving speech

By Courtney Connley

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Is Prison Distorting our Picture of Black Progress?

"The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy," says Pettit

“The effects of large-scale imprisonment makes it hard to effectively craft social policy,” says Pettit

By Gene Demby

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