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Reports of local police using military equipment and tactics during hurricanes draw concern

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Military tactics and military equipment have become a normal part of emergency efforts by local police in times of crises and disaster. The lines between law enforcement and national defense continue to blur.

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Banking on tragedy: How foreign corporations make a profit from natural disasters

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The privatization of services has become a lucrative outcome for disaster capitalism. In recent years, hurricanes were no exception.

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Disparities in US immigration policy show Black immigrants face biases

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The experiences and voices of Black immigrants from Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, are largely invisible in the current tumultuous immigration climate of the US. Several key organizations work to fill in erasure by offering services that grant migrants a fighting chance amidst criminalization.

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Reunification of immigrant families still elusive under Trump Administration

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The Trump Administration espouses to operate under a Republican agenda that traditionally celebrates the family, but families are not safe in the current immigration climate.

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MOVE member granted parole after almost four decades

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After serving 39 years and ten months, Debbie Sims Africa, 61, one of the remaining incarcerated members of the MOVE organization, known as the MOVE 9, has been released on parole.

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