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Beyond the Rhetoric: Let’s Shut Down the Prisons

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   How did we let it get so out of hand? The number of people we have incarcerated in this nation is totally mind boggling. We are supposed to be a democracy where people are protected by the rule Read More


Prisons Profit from ‘Lock Up’ Quotas

by La Risa R. Lynch Special to the NNPA from The Final Call “When you make prisons into a profit, you drive the need for incarceration and that is not in the public interest.” ( – The private prison industry’s profiteering off mass incarcerations has Read More