President Obama makes a personal visit to Newark to discuss criminal justice

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama visited the campus of Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey this past Monday. The purpose of the visit to Newark was to discuss his continuing revision of the US criminal justice system and release of prisoners back into the population. In attendance at the event were Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, US Senator […]

Federal government to release 6,000 federal inmates, largest in history

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 […]

5 federal prisons that you should pray you never go to

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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 […]

8 luxury federal prisons Jesse Jackson Jr. may be sent to

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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