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Authorities in Alabama claim a teen committed suicide in a jail cell an hour after being arrested, another suspicious case of a Black woman dying…

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Sandra Bland was arrested after a traffic stop by Waller County Police.  She was found days later dead in a cell and Police say she hung herself.  This is the same old excuse used over and over by police who murder someone in their custody.  The Family is not going for it, after all she […]

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…

Just weeks after a worker reportedly helped two inmates escape from an upstate New York prison, a similar case allegedly recently occurred in North Carolina.…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

Last year, Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron, a 33-year-old accused New York City gang member, was sentenced to 12 life terms, plus 105 years in prison…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

It’s tough enough being in jail with its closed-in walls and dismal atmosphere, but imagine being stuck in that kind of confinement while also being…

For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about…

Derrick Deacon was convicted of murdering teenager Andrew Wynn in 1989. It wasn’t until 2012 he was given a re-trail, then in 2013 was finally…

There’s a new #PrisonBae in town, so Jeremy Meeks may want to move on over. This new bae has sparkling green eyes, full pink lips,…

On July 8th Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks’s Hubby, was sentenced to 8 years prison time for his role in an illegal ID theft ring. He pleaded guilty to conspiring to cash U.S. Treasury checks and pension fund checks from Delta Airlines, funneling money through bank accounts of 50 stolen identities, filing fake tax returns and so […]