prisons

In an effort to gain an edge with voters of color over leading Democratic 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, one of her Republican opponents plans…

HOUSTON — In order to save money, some prisons in Texas have stopped serving lunch on Saturday and Sunday. The Texas prison system hopes to save over $2.8 million by cutting meals. County Considers Using Inmates As Firefighters Due To Budget Say What?! Jailers Serve Inmates Rotted Meat? The New York Times reports: Thousands of […]

In our continuing series focusing on the prison system in America, we bring you a list of the 10 most notorious jails in the country. Many of these prisons on the list are familiar by name to many like Folsom, San Quentin, and ADX in Colorado to name a few. Check out the list below. […]

CALIFORNIA — Organizers and inmates in California are rallying on Monday against the state’s prion system for poor living conditions and other practices they say amount to systematic abuse and torture. The rally comes after inmates in four of the states prisons waged a hunger strike that lasted nearly a month long in protest of […]

CALIFORNIA — More than 1, 700 California prisons, held in maximum isolation units, have gone on a hunger strike in protest of their penance, which is met with no explicit crime. The strike began with inmates in the Security Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison. Your Black World Reports: Their isolation, which can last […]

Reports are coming out of Georgia that prison guards have retaliated with violence in response to the Georgia Prison strike that took place last month. According to Georgia State NAACP President Edward Dubose, inmates have been beaten with hammers and other foreign objects allegedly in retaliation for their participation in the strike. President Dubose says […]

Audio Included in Post. Part One Runs 54 Minutes. ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Breaking broadcasting barriers again, Afternoons with Amos broadcast live (September 8th) from the Indianapolis Re-Entry Educational Facility, the first time any live radio broadcast had been approved within a secured area of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC). The program talked about the […]

Audio Included in Post. Part Two Runs 42 Minutes. ©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Breaking broadcasting barriers again, Afternoons with Amos broadcast live (September 8th) from the Indianapolis Re-Entry Educational Facility, the first time any live radio broadcast had been approved within a secured area of the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC). The program talked about the […]