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The US Department of Justice and the US Sentencing Commission have made a startling announcement that will affect America and the Black community. It has been announced that more than 6K federal prisoners are set to be released by Nov. 1, 2015. The vast majority of prisoners were convicted of non-violent drug offenses. In addition, it is…

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Being sent to prison is a living nightmare for many people, and in America there are plenty of facilities for all. In 2014 there were 1,719 state prisons,102 federal prisons, 2,259 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,283 local jails, and 79 Indian Country jails. But the federal prisons often have the most hardened criminals. Here are five federal…

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Now that former Jesse Jackson Jr. has been officially disgraced, removed from office, indicted and convicted of using more than a quarter-million dollars in campaign funds to furbish his luxury home in Washington, plus other personal items, Jackson will most likely be sent to a minimum-security federal “luxury” prison to serve out his time. The…

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