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…


  Pennsylvania’s School Reform Commission voted on June 1st to close 23 Philadelphia Public Schools, nearly 10 percent of the city’s total. Additionally, due to a $304 million debt, students will return to school in the fall without many essentials; including books, papers, clubs, assistant principals, etc. Nearly 3,000 people will lose their jobs. Meanwhile, […]

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…

If racists were ever looking for a strategy to enslave black people again, they need only look to Louisiana. According to the Times-Picayune, the Bayou State now imprisons more of its people – one in 86 adults – than anywhere else in the world. Among black men from New Orleans, 1 in 14 is incarcerated, […]

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 […]