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Rashad Robinson

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Rashad Robinson is an American civil rights leader and nonprofit executive. He serves as president of Color Of Change, having joined the organization in May 2011.
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The Man Who Sold America
Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story
Joy-Ann Reid - Jun 25, 2019
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Is Donald Trump running the longest con in U.S. history?What will be left of America when he leaves office?Candidate Trump sold Americans a vision that was seemingly at odds with their countrys founding principles. Now in office, hes put up a for sale signon the prestige of the presidency, on Americas global stature, and on our national identity. A...
Rashad Robinson
Jul 03, 2019
Enjoyed this @salon conversation between @joyannreid and @DeanObeidallah. Joy’s book, The Man Who Sold America is a reminder of everything that happened during Trump’s campaign and puts it in context. It’s a must-read.     source
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The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Emily Bazelon - Apr 09, 2019
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A renowned investigative journalist exposes the unchecked power of the prosecutor as a driving force in America's mass incarceration crisis, and also offers a way out.The American criminal justice system is supposed to be a contest between two equal adversaries, the prosecution and the defense, with judges ensuring a fair fight. But in practice, it...
Rashad Robinson
Apr 10, 2019
Elected leaders cannot be rewarded for putting as many Black bodies in jail as possible. This book by @emilybazelon about how politicians used “tough on crime” policies to further their careers, at the expense of Black communities, is a must-read.     source