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
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
it ain’t no accident that’s for sure… LE don’t even care about other YTs especially poor ones… that’s probably the only reason this made national news… YTs…
Nicole Rathmann’s family expected to welcome her home this week from the Mississippi prison where she’d served six years on a drug conviction.
They buried her instead. Continue reading
And where oh where isthe NRA????
She had a concealed carry permit. The gun wasn’t even loaded. Now she’s facing two years in prison.
Last summer, a black woman in Michigan defended herself, her mother, and her 2-year-old daughter with a registered (and unloaded) gun against a woman who she and her attorneys say tried to hit them with a car. She was a concealed carry permit holder and living in an open carry state — one with a “stand your ground” law in place. Continue reading
Much props for the sister for putting this information together in a concise manner…
Most of these dudes just can’t wait to abuse their power against POC.
A former Rikers correction officer was slammed with a 30 year prison sentence Wednesday for beating an infirm inmate to death — and then trying to cover up the assault. Continue reading
LOL @ “somehow managed” … LE is racists by design…. comedy indeed!
Two Ku Klux Klan members who also somehow managed to serve as correctional officers for the Florida Department of Corrections were both convicted in a plot to kill a black inmate upon the man’s release, Attorney General Pam Bondi announced on Tuesday. Continue reading