Prisons

An advisory panel found that Waller County Jail needs a major overhaul including a new facility, better mental health screenings for inmates and a body cam policy for officers.

In an effort to gain an edge with voters of color over leading Democratic 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, one of her Republican opponents plans…

Research conducted by the state of California’s Select Committee on Status of Boys and Men of Color presented an action plan Wednesday in the capital…

HOUSTON — In order to save money, some prisons in Texas have stopped serving lunch on Saturday and Sunday. The Texas prison system hopes to save over $2.8 million by cutting meals. County Considers Using Inmates As Firefighters Due To Budget Say What?! Jailers Serve Inmates Rotted Meat? The New York Times reports: Thousands of […]

A list of the ten most notorious prisons and jails in the United States which include the links of ADX in Colorado, Rikers Island, Folsom, and San Quentin

CALIFORNIA — Organizers and inmates in California are rallying on Monday against the state’s prion system for poor living conditions and other practices they say amount to systematic abuse and torture. The rally comes after inmates in four of the states prisons waged a hunger strike that lasted nearly a month long in protest of […]

CALIFORNIA — More than 1, 700 California prisons, held in maximum isolation units, have gone on a hunger strike in protest of their penance, which is met with no explicit crime. The strike began with inmates in the Security Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison. Your Black World Reports: Their isolation, which can last […]