Albert Woodfox Speakz To The Expertz

This past weekend, I visited Albert Woodfox for the umpteenth time in the last five years. All but one of the visits have been at the David Wade Correctional Center in Homer, Louisiana, five hours from where I live.  At the beginning, it was a grueling trip because I wasn’t used to it and I […]

6 Companiez That Make Their Money Ensnaring People In Our Prison System

  Probation services are being contracted out to the highest bidders. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Milagli   To be ensnared in America’s mass incarceration system means being in prison, on parole or probation. After three solid decades of rising arrest rates, there are now approximately 7,163,000 people in the penal system: nearly 10 percent of the population […]

Colorado prisoner: ‘I am held in slavery’

by Omar Gent I must expose this Colorado Jim Crow system in order to help others and to gain my freedom. To give an example: Prosecution by information as an alternative to prosecution by grand jury indictment in felony cases has been the practice in California since the adoption of the 1879 Constitution and is […]

The Prison Industry in the United Statez: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?

  Human rights organizations, as well as political and social ones, are condemning what they are calling a new form of inhumane exploitation in the United States, where they say a prison population of up to 2 million – mostly Black and Hispanic – are working for various industries for a pittance. For the tycoons who […]

How Wall Street Turned Amerika Into Incarceration Nation

AlterNet             /               By Les Leopold Transforming poorer neighborhoods into desirable real estate for the new elites often requires getting rid of the poor: jail becomes the new home for many.    The U.S. leads the world in prisoners with 2.27 million in jail and more than 4.8 million on parole. Minorities have been especially hard […]

While millions of Africans are jailed on drug charges, trillion-dollar drug-dealing white banks go free

UhuruNews The U.S. “drug war” that imprisons and murders African people is big business for just about every sector of the capitalist economy. The multi-billion dollar prison industry has created countless jobs and spin-off businesses, serving as an economic stimulus for white people. More than that, the U.S. and British governments, through the big Wall […]