How do we mediate against a prison industry complex that incarcerate youth of color in large numbers? I ask this questions based on my professional experience of working with young people adjudicated and released from jail with little opportunities. What's the urgency around this situation? What can we do to address these issues head on?
I have recently finished reading Michelle Alexander's book "The New Jim Crow", and I must admit to being not only astounded by her well disciplined and meticulously detailed historical/judicial research,... I was humbled.
I have a question,..."If Privatized Prisons cater to an increased atmosphere of "supply & demand" for the business, growth and developement of , the imprisonment of "a Generation of Black Men and women",..then that equates to an even heavier burden of 2nd…
The War on Drugs is a campaign of prohibition and foreign military aid being undertaken by the United States government, with the assistance of participating countries, intended to both define and reduce the illegal drug trade, and to combat leftist…Continue
…but alas, Juan Williams’ mouth has finally gotten the best of him, I wonder how post-racial he thinks America is now, since he got spanked for being heard instead of just seen siding with the “O Factor" (not Oprah)…What
When I first saw Bill Maher I liked him. This weeks program he made it sound like everyone, but a few believe and know that a few Arab people in TWO planes knocked over 3 THREE buildings straight down in a matter of minutes, exactly like a trained demolition expert would do with explosives. If you are an African Am. Major you have to study and research in order to realize facts, figures, demographics and data. The same thing should be true for the information about 9-11. If you have watched and… Continue
People are outraged by Lebron James leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. There are a variety of reasons why people say they’re outraged; but, they’re outraged nonetheless. Lebron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers three months ago – in July of 2010.
This morning I drove past a BP gas station in Asheville, NC – a rather progressive southern city that rests within a county where Dennis Kucinich received 41 percent of the Democratic vote, winning… Continue