No education, programs, now they murdering each other Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

This song is about more than mass incarceration. It is about the entire unequal, unjust prison industrial complex. It is not a coincidence that areas that receive the least amount of funding for programs and have the least effective educational systems also have the highest murder and incarceration rates.

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Overcrowded Louisiana, California it's sport Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

These two states are leading the nation in arresting and incarcerating people — and especially people of color. In California, news has also broken recently about forced immunizations of female prisoners. And the California Prison Hunger Strike in response to unjust and inhumane use of solitary is currently ongoing.

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Still awaiting retrials, for drug deals, in New York Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

The Rockefeller Drug Laws, Mandatory Minimums, biased judges, etc., make for a backlog of cases that should be retried.

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Afraid you'll get locked up, they'll throw away the key Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

People of color and people struggling from financial hardship often live in fear of ending up imprisoned, with their fates left in the hands of the Man.

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I heard they got a contest, ask Bill O’Reilly Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

Bill O'Reilly has attacked rappers, black community leaders and people of color for years. Even he knows about police quotas and departmental contests, though he’d be the last to admit it.

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They just stop them and frisk, you better move real lightly Throw Away The Key by AWKWORD 30

People of color in New York City and throughout the United States are advised to exit their homes and enter their neighborhoods with caution, as well as to prepare themselves by working with local organizations to know their rights — because cops stop and frisk them with little to no evidence of potential wrongdoing. This has been shown, indisputably, to be evidence of racial profiling and bias in policing. It has also resulted in significant, unwarranted police violence against innocent people, already presumed to be guilty.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RtncRj4yUc

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All over the world New Podcast: Awkword (#47) by Outside the Lines With Rap Genius (Ft. AWKWORD & SameOldShawn) 13

World View is the first-ever 100% for-charity global Hip Hop project, featuring every continent, approximately 20 countries and all US regions.

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Joell Ortiz New Podcast: Awkword (#47) by Outside the Lines With Rap Genius (Ft. AWKWORD & SameOldShawn) 13

COMING SOON! The last single to be released in advance of the World View album, “Go!” is produced by Domingo and features Joell Ortiz, Slug of Atmosphere and Maya Azucena.

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His beats and rhymes hearken back to a pre-Giuliani New York City New Podcast: Awkword (#47) by Outside the Lines With Rap Genius (Ft. AWKWORD & SameOldShawn) 13

I grew up in the pre-Giuliani era, listening to street music mostly from NYC, so my style is reminiscent

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Sean Price New Podcast: Awkword (#47) by Outside the Lines With Rap Genius (Ft. AWKWORD & SameOldShawn) 13

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