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Individuals who are serving time in prison are eligible to receive $1,200 stimulus checks. Judge O Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that the United States government could not legally withhold stimulus checks from prisoners, according to CNBC. With the ruling, 85,000 prisoners will be…

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Kodak Black has received a transfer from a prison where he says he was tortured. On Oct. 16, Black’s attorneys revealed that the Florida-based rapper was moved from USP Big Sandy in Kentucky, to USP Thomson in Illinois, according to TMZ.  In September, Kodak Black sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He claimed that the…

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A Black man from Galveston, Texas, is suing the Galveston Police Department after enduring inhumane treatment. Donald Neely, 44, who suffers from mental health issues, filed a lawsuit for $1 million against the department after officers on horseback pulled him down the street by a rope, according to the Houston Chronicle.  Neely’s lawsuit states that…

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A White police officer has been charged after forcing a K-9 dog to bite an unarmed Black man in Salt Lake City, Utah, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. On Sept. 17, the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office reported that it charged Salt Lake City Officer Nickolas Pearce with aggravated assault for making his…

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WNBA star Maya Moore shocked the sports world when she decided to step away from a winning team to fight for social justice. During her hiatus from the Minnesota Lynx, Moore helped to free a Black man from prison who was wrongfully convicted. Jonathan Irons was convicted at 16 for breaking into a home in…

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Nearly 40 children were rescued in Georgia following an operation created to combat sex trafficking. On Aug. 27, WSB-TV reported that “Operation Not Forgotten” was successful in the recovery of sexually exploited kids. The operation was headed by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Hunters and other agencies in Georgia that tracked the suspects who held the…

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R. Kelly was reportedly the victim of an alleged attack while in jail. The incident occurred at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, according to TMZ. Kelly was sitting on his bed when an inmate walked into his cell and punched him in the face. The inmate continued to attack Kelly for several more seconds…

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