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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Debtors prison

‘Modern Day Debtors’ Prisons’

nyti.ms/2M7d3Q8 In late July, Mr. Sanders introduced legislation that would end cash bail on the federal level. “Cash bail” is the current bond system in…

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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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High Society Impunity

Op-Ed Updates: Where We Stand Bassem Masri: “Racism is the conduit to white power” With one in 100 Americans imprisoned, mass incarceration is a high mortality…

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Big Business and Slavery

  Big business and potential slavery http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/opinion/07-Jul-2014/big-business-and-potential-slavery   The private prison industry is one of the fastest growing in the US with its investors sitting…

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