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In this devastating inquiry into our nation’s prison system, legal scholar and civil rights advocate Michelle Alexander detonates any notions that the election of Barack Obama heralded a new age of post-racial unity. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness outlines how the War on Drugs has empowered law enforcement to detain and incarcerate an entire segment of society, effectively creating a new underclass.

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Herschel Walker is now suggesting the souls of Georgians are in the balance, and if they don’t elect him to the U.S Senate they will not even “have a chance to be redeemed,” a Christian religious belief about being delivered from sin by God. Walker is also suggesting his right-wing son, who turned against him this week after reports he paid for an abortion, is a member of “the left.”

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The Daily Beast reported on Monday that in 2009, Georgia Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker allegedly paid for a woman he got pregnant to have an abortion.

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