By Mary Noble Over Labor Day weekend, sports players all over the United States knelt to protest police killings of black Americans. Meanwhile, I watched Sgts. Spencer Fomby and Rashawn Cummings, two Berkeley police officers involved in fatal civilian shootings, walk into an abandoned building in Hayward, CA, to practice killing people in a […]
by Paris Police officers stand near the scene of where three police officers were killed on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) I’ve looked down the barrel of a cop’s gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when […]
“Whether it be the St.Valentines Massacre Feb.14,1929 in Chicago. Or the Mothers Day Massacre May 8, 2016 in Chicago/CHIRAQ! . No one doubts the systems implementing and benefiting off of the bloodshed.”-Chairman Fred Hampton Jr.
by Colin Jenkins As human societies have developed over the course of history, so too have corollary systems of order. In the most basic sense, the often informal development of customs, norms and ethics become inevitable in spaces where groups of human beings come together to interact with another. However, as the scales of human interaction […]
Angola 3 memberz only crime waz for joining the Black Panther Party (BPP) and starting a prison chapter (PC) & advocating for prison reform – Mosi Ngozi
Black Time Travel. The year was 1989 when a young Ice-T appeared on the Arsenio Hall show. Here he is spitting a lot of knowledge about why there are gangs and drugs in the majority of Black neighborhoods across America. He really said some eye opening things. Unfortunately, gangs and drugs are still prevalent in […]
The main determining factor for whether schools get security is race, not crime, according to a study. When ex-Officer Ben Fields dumped a black teen from her desk and slid her across the floor, many observers assumed that the school must’ve had a violent crime problem to need a resource officer. A new study, however, […]
That’z right…My Parentz Taught Me To Love My Black Natural Self!!
In the morning when the moon is at its rest, you will see me at the time I love the best, watching rainbows play on sunlight…. ++Singer-Nina Simone, 1968; Composer-Barry Gibb, 1966
The number one threat to a correctional officers safety isn’t the inmates they’re paid to oversee, it’s the actions of their fellow officers. Respect is a two way street. To get respect, you have to give respect. In the penitentiary any slight to another inmate is dealt with justly. Whatever the convicts code dictates is […]