Prison Industrial Complex

The Department of Justice announced that it will phase out its use of private prisons. There's no need for them with the declining population of federal prisoners.

Plus, Detroit man to be released from prison after being wrongly convicted of murder and Rachel Dolezal shoots race doc at Howard University.

POTUS granted 42 federal prisoners clemency, most of who were incarcerated on drug charges.

Plus, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser calls for her district to become a state and the MacArthur Foundation grants millions to help reduce our nation's jail population.

Plus, former Black "Apprentice" contestants blast Donald Trump, Lifetime fast-tracks Flint water crisis movie and more news.

The New Orleans' native was the longest-serving prisoner to be held in solitary confinement in US history.

The prison inmate phone call business is a multi-billion dollar industry that has been gouging families and those locked up behind bars for years. FCC…

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…

Overcrowding has long plagued Chicago’s Cook County jail and Commissioner Larry Suffredin, (D-13th),  has proposed using taxpayer dollars to bail out low-level inmates who are…