Massachusetts officer charged with civil rights violations for 2016 arrest during which he was allegedly spitting on and kicking teen

‘Welcome to the white man’s world’: police officer accused of shocking attack on Latino teen

A Massachusetts police officer accused of spitting on and kicking a Latino teen during an arrest in 2016, yelling “welcome to the white man’s world”,…

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Editor’s Note: Blogging, News And Life

It’s interesting how we create a false sense of obligation or importance. While taking my break from social media, I couldn’t avoid reading the news…

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Prison inmate Kevin Black is among thousands of convicted felons who form the backbone of California’s wildfire protection force. Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

US prisoners’ strike is reminder how commonplace inmate labor is – and that it may run afoul of the law

The following is an outstanding post! It touches on the Prison Strike that started on August 21, 2018. The article is about forced labor or…

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Michael White with family

Rittenhouse Stabbing: Was This A Case Of Self Defense

Rittenhouse Deadly Stabbing Suspect Michael White Released From Jail; Placed On House Arrest « CBS Philly — Read on philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/08/06/rittenhouse-deadly-stabbing-suspect-michael-white-released-from-jail/ Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner…

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Case Of Intellectually Disabled Teen Falsely Accused of Sex Offense Reveals Registry Flaws – The Appeal

The Appeal is a national criminal justice news outlet, which produces compelling, original journalism and commentary. — Read on theappeal.org/case-of-intellectually-disabled-teen-falsely-accused-of-sex-offense-reveals-registry-flaws/ Edgar Coker’s case reminded me…

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Police Chief in Miami Suburb Instructed Officers to Arrest Random Black People and Charge Them With Multiple Burglaries

Miami police chief said find any black person walking the streets and pin open burglaries cases on them. How many police departments employ this practice…

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Abandoned in Solitary Confinement

New York City’s Young Inmates Held In Solitary Confinement For Years, Despite Ban

nyti.ms/2mzzY8w “The case of Kalief Browder, a Bronx teenager who spent much of a three-year stint awaiting trial in solitary confinement at Rikers Island, highlighted…

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Mass Incarceration

Why Are There So Many Single Black Women?

Mass Incarceration: What Caused The Dramatic Rise In Never Married African-Americans Why are so many black women single?  Could this be due to structural racism?…

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Louisiana Prison Punishes Suicidal Inmates by Chaining Them Naked To Wooden Chairs

The new plantations where the unspeakable occurs daily. What one has to ask is the purpose of prison to torture and make sure prisoners never reintegrate into…

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Normalized #PoliceBrutality Stirs Thoughts Of End Of Life Decisions

With Trump in the White House, the KKK and other white supremacists holding key positions in his regime, particularly,  Jeff Sessions as Attorney General one…

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Florida: Schizophrenic Man Boiled To Death By Guards NO CHARGES

Darren Rainey, 50, died while incarcerated at the Dade Correctional Institution.  He was serving a 2-year sentence for a victimless crime (possession of cocaine).  At…

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Safety tips for police stops at failuretolisten.com

8 Step Guide To “Good” Traffic Stops

8 Step Guide to Good Traffic Stops To  be proactive and avoid police brutality and violence, I share this video. Hopefully by following these eight steps,…

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