No, Kim Kardashian Didn’t Free 17 Inmates. These Women Did.

Takign credit for the hard work “black” people do… that’s mighty white of you Kim Kardashian…

The headline splashed across nearly every news publication “Kim Kardashian Quietly Frees 17 Inmates”.  Not only was the headline disingenuous, it was untrue.

What Kim did do was donate money to already years long efforts of attorneys Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody. Continue reading

Jay-Z Invests in Company That Tracks Parolees With GPS Software

Is that y’alls man???

Rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z has reportedly made a $3 million investment in Promise, a startup company that helps state and local governments track parolees with GPS technology – and a lot of people, even some of his fans, are not happy about it. Continue reading

Drug convictions overturned for 10 framed by Chicago police sergeant: ‘He took everything from me’

CPD is always gonna be corrupt… ain’t nothing gonna change til we begin anew…

Derrick Lewis knew he wasn’t guilty of committing drug-related crimes in the mid-2000s. But he pleaded guilty to the cases in his mid-20s because he knew he faced the possibility of decades in prison, he said. Continue reading

White Supremacist Who Killed 66-Year Old Black Man With a Sword Apologizes, Gets Life Sentence

This fool had the audacity to say he was sorry… sorry he got caught…. fucking chump….

James Jackson, a 30-year old white supremacist who stabbed and killed 66-year old Timothy Caughman because of his race, has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. He tried to apologize in court, but Caughman’s loved ones were only insulted. Continue reading

Opinion Piece – Kamala Harris Was Not a ‘Progressive Prosecutor’

Another beige non-DOS tryin to use the black card when convenient for their own machinations..

The senator was often on the wrong side of history when she served as California’s attorney general.

With the growing recognition that prosecutors hold the keys to a fairer criminal justice system, the term “progressive prosecutor” has almost become trendy. This is how Senator Kamala Harris of California, a likely presidential candidate and a former prosecutor, describes herself.

But she’s not.

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The Gang that Could Go Straight

an old article but it shows how the Chicago machine kept the an organization from legitimizing itself like the Irish and Italian mobs before it…. and don’t forget the Jewish mob…

Ever since he read Boss, Larry Hoover knew he wanted to mold his street gang into a political organization like the old Daley Machine. He’s still in jail, but 21st Century V.O.T.E. is ready to roll. Continue reading

“Why Was Black Generation X Fatherless?: A Brief Statement On Why Many Black Men “Left” the Family In The 1970s” by T. Hasan Johnson, Ph.D. – Black Masculinism and New Black Masculinities

Great read….If I had not met my wife, I most def would have retired from dating, which I kind of did in a lot of ways….. divide and conquer is working…

I have known pissed off Black men all my life. The permanent scowl I saw them wear taught me much, but it wasn’t until young adulthood that I found out the plethora of reasons why they—no, WE—wore it. In a short period of time between the 1960s and 1970s, the following policies became ensconced in law, dramatically changing reality for Black males nationally. Continue reading

The Man Who Spent 35 Years in Prison Without a Trial

I feel bad for dude…. but where was his ppl on the outside to keep fighting for justice for him??But I’m not surprised about “Texas Justice” smmfh

When Jerry Hartfield walked out of the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas on Monday into the sunlight and the arms of his family, he became one of the most unlikely prisoners ever to be freed early in Texas. He wasn’t exonerated or released on parole. He wasn’t pardoned by the governor. No one else has confessed to the murder for which he was convicted in 1977. No DNA cleared him. No witness recanted. No celebrities pleaded his cause. Continue reading

An Alabama Prosecutor Locked Up 4 Black Teens For A Murder They Didn’t Commit. Now He’s Trying 2 More. – The Appeal

In the US, you don't have to kill to be a murderer - BBC News

You know what his agenda is…

Two teenagers are facing life without parole sentences for capital murder, though it’s not clear they pulled the trigger.
On the morning of May 21, 2016, 56-year-old John Michael Taylor was found lying on the side of a road next to a convenience store. When police came, he allegedly told them that three men had forced him into their car, robbed him, and shot him behind the store. He died as a result of a single gunshot wound. Continue reading

All the Ways Being White Helped Me Avoid Prison – VICE

White privilege in their own words…

Before I exited the courtroom, Judge James told me that, despite my felony convictions, he felt I would best serve my community from outside a prison cell. After so many chances already, I was given one more, and yes, I felt very lucky. Nearly 14 years later, luck is no longer the first word that comes to mind, however. When I consider how I avoided nine years in prison—instead getting three years in probation—the word I think of now is privilege. Continue reading