If we’re serious abouttaking on systemic racism, it’s time for aConstitutional Amendment to end this racist legacy ofslavery.
Watch13th and/orsign Sen Jeff Merkley’s proposal to amend the 13th (no more inmateslaves) There’s a straight line from convict leasing under the 13thAmendment in the 19th century to today’s mass incarceration. Eversince slavery was outlawed, the criminal justice system hasdisproportionately incarcerated Black Americans — and forced them towork for other peoples’ profits.
Sign the petition and demand Congress and the states pass aConstitutional amendment to ban slave labor in America. https://www.jeffmerkley.com/petition/thirteenth-amendment/e/
13th Documentarysummary: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racialinequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that thenation’s prisons are disproportionately filled withAfrican-Americans.
The documentary is available onNetflix https://www.netflix.com/title/80091741
or youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krfcq5pF8u8