Archive for January, 2020

Analysis shows unarmed young black men are 13 times more likely to be victims of police shootings

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Another example of racism pervading U.S. police departments:

More than 50% of homeless families are black, government report finds

Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Capitalism is systematically racist.

The Lawyer Who Has Overturned 135 Death Row Convictions

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Bryan Stevenson is a lawyer who for the past 31 years has worked tirelessly toward freeing wrongfully convicted inmates from death row and reforming the criminal justice system in America. Just Mercy, a film about his tireless efforts, is now in playing in theaters.

Judge says US government can be sued for Flint water crisis

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

The state of Michigan and the city of Flint are clearly guilty of racist targeting and poisoning. Hopefully, the trial will move forward and the evidence will be seen worldwide.

Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime

Friday, January 10th, 2020

A study proving that courts in the U.S. are racist:

Wrongfully convicted Detroit man freed after 32 years

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Once again, we have the police implicated in wrongful convictions. So, in addition to a large settlement from the City of Detroit, what we want to see is prosecution of the police involved in this crime.