crime and punishment

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Black women have become accustomed to hearing negative statistics about their finances, health and marriageability, but there is one statistic that has improved dramatically. According to recent reports, Black women are going to jail much less, while white women’s incarceration rates have skyrocketed. The Washington Post reports: The U.S. imprisonment rate has been declining for […]

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Are they parents in extreme denial or just showing their faith through unconditional love? That is the question many have of Yvonne and Zachery Ervin,…

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Who knows what might have happened to Elizabeth, New Jersey man Todd West while he was in jail doing time on drug charges? Or was…

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In 1970, Marshall “Eddie” Conway was convicted of murdering Donald Sager, a Baltimore police officer. At the time, Conway was the Minister of Defense of…

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After the Civil War ended, the prison system in the former Confederate states was under pressure to figure out how to house convicts. Most of…

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Chris Brown’s in trouble again? Given his recent history, that’s hardly a surprise. In his latest encounter, after partying into the wee hours in a…

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Lyfe Jennings has had his ups and downs in life and love, but his pain has been a gift to his fans through his talent…

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Michael Vick is back on the football field and for Philadelphia Eagles fans, that’s good news after a dismal last season. Now with a new…