Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: Mass Incarceration on black men

Fox News Host in Denial After Libertarian...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZoEFjYoKxY On the Aug. 23 edition of Fox News' "The Five," Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson reaffirms his support for the Black Lives Matter movement. In...

Life Sentences Destroy Black Families and Communities:...

“Mass incarceration” is quite the buzzword these days, as a growing number of Americans are behind bars or have a loved one who is...

Instruments of Torture: Since Slavery, White Supremacy...

A recent report by The Guardian found that Black men are the most common targets of police use of deadly force, and are nine...

Pennsylvania Judges Rule Ban Keeping 200,000 Ex-Convicts...

The Black unemployment rate is 10 percent, nearly double the national unemployment rate. However, one of the reasons Black people might have a harder...

Land of the Free? Innocent Black Men...

Black men are still treated like slaves—over-policed, over-monitored, criminalized and punished for offenses they did not commit, or crimes that are not offenses when...

Obama ‘Bans the Box’ and Gives Ex-Offenders...

President Obama announced his decision to direct federal agencies to “ban the box”—the questions on government job applications that ask prospective employees about their...

The Beginning of the End of the...

  The war on drugs is a human rights violation and drugs must be decriminalized, according to a United Nations office.  This could mark the...

Fifty Years After Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s ‘The...

Fifty years ago, the late-Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report, “The Negro Family,” helped pave the way for America’s mass incarceration boom, resulting in a...

President Obama Wants to End Mass Incarceration,...

Nearing the end of his term in office, President Obama is focusing on the problems facing the U.S. criminal justice system, and more generally...

Former Judges Admits War on Drugs Devastated...

By Manny Otiko Some of the judges who were part of the War on Drugs are beginning to confess it has been an abject failure....