Zero Tolerance Public School Policies Are Pre-Criminalizing Black Children

The United States of America makes up 5 percent of the world’s population, but houses 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. No country in the world, not a dictatorship or a communist, Islamic or facist country anywhere on Earth imprisons more of its citizens than America. In this so-called “Land of the Free” 1 in […]

Republican Says Blacks Fail Because They Don’t Study, Work Hard

Good morning, black America. Hey, while I have your attention, let me ask you a question: How’s that “post-racial society” thing coming along? I know that many of you were euphoric that, with the election of Barack Obama, you would finally make that seamless transition into a colorless society and a heavenly utopian dream would descend from the […]

Incarceration Country: How America Is Rotting Internally From Lockup Mentality

The economy remains stubbornly and mercilessly stagnant, and it is suffocating already beleaguered states fiscally. States are learning — as they lay bruised and battered beyond recognition from the beat downs the ornery marketplace is handing out — that there is a steep price to pay for piling people into jails and prisons like dirty […]