Merrick Garland: It is time for Congress to act again to protect the right to vote

Posted by on Aug 8, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues |

The right to vote is under attack as never before.  Urge ACTION against all voter suppression attempts! Excerpts from the Article: Our society is shaped not only by the rights it declares but also by its willingness to protect and enforce those rights. Nowhere is this clearer than in the area of voting rights. Fifty-six years ago Friday, the Voting Rights Act became law. At the signing ceremony, President Lyndon B. Johnson rightly called it...

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Innocent man tried 6 times for murder – then FREED!

Posted by on Jul 26, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Videos |

I was horrified the first time I heard about the Curtis Flowers case, years ago.  Tonight I am horrified again listening to the 60 Minutes broadcast again about that case.  It is a case about an innocent black man in Mississippi who was tried by a good ole boy, ignorant, racist prosecutor 6 times for murders he did not commit. He eventually was freed and exonerated only after a podcast by a team of reporters, who unmasked the prosecutor and...

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Appeals court slams judge’s ‘utterly racist’ theory on Black defendant’s frontal lobes

Posted by on Jul 9, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues |

The racist judge, now retired, was a Republican, of course! Folks, we can improve the justice system by voting OUT all Republicans. Excerpts from the Article: A New York appeals court has reduced a burglary sentence because of “shocking” and “utterly racist” comments by a sentencing judge who said the disruptive Black defendant’s frontal lobes were likely “retarded in growth.” The Appellate Division’s Third Judicial Department of the New York...

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Culture of Corruption: ex-UAW leader gets 28-month sentence

Posted by on Jun 19, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues, Uncategorized, War on Drugs |

So it goes in America: steal hundreds of thousands of dollars and you get a couple of years.  Steal a loaf of bread, and if you’re Black, you get 50 years in prison. This actually happened to a man in CA under their “3 strike rule”!   Excerpts from the Article: Former United Auto Workers president Gary Jones was sentenced to 28 months in prison for scheming to embezzle hundreds of thousands of dollars in union dues. U.S....

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Wilberforce University in Ohio surprises 2020 and spring 2021 graduates by erasing $375K in debt owed to university

Posted by on Jun 3, 2021 in Featured, Other Issues |

Student debt has been a burden for many, especially Black folks. Black college graduates have an average of $52,000 in student loan debt, an average of $25,000 more than their white peers. Perhaps this will allow some to go on with criminal justice studies!   Excerpts from the Article: The president of a historically Black university in Ohio gave the 2020 and spring 2021 graduating classes one more reason to celebrate at the end of...

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