Legalized Torture of Prisoners
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Legalized Torture of Prisoners

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Freddie Gray is neither the first, nor will he…

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Concerns Rise Over U.S. Anti-Prison Rape Law’s Fate
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Concerns Rise Over U.S. Anti-Prison Rape Law’s Fate

Rebecca Boone, ASSOCIATED PRESS   (AP)—When Congress passed a law in 2003 aimed at ending…

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Supreme Court Will Hear Case Involving Life Sentences without Parole for Juveniles
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Supreme Court Will Hear Case Involving Life Sentences without Parole for Juveniles

Robert Barnes, THE WASHINGTON POST   WASHINGTON (The Washington Post)—The Supreme Court said Friday that…

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More Than 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Offenses
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More Than 3,200 Serving Life Without Parole for Nonviolent Offenses

Louisiana leads the nation Special to the NNPA from The Louisiana Weekly In an in-depth…

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U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]
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U.S. rapper Ja Rule released from prison after two years [Reuters]

U.S. rapper Ja Rule was released from prison on Tuesday after serving about two years…

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Blackonomics: Crime Pays – Literally
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Blackonomics: Crime Pays – Literally

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist   A recent report by Jason Jenkins, Investment U Research,…

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To Be Equal: Florida Atlantic University Should Take Prison Company Name off Stadium
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To Be Equal: Florida Atlantic University Should Take Prison Company Name off Stadium

By Marc Morial NNPA Columnist GEO Group “is a terrible company with a well-publicized track…

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