Author Archives: Mahogany Revue

Trade wars: Counting the cost of Trump’s tariff plan

A look at the winners and losers of a possible global trade war that could be sparked by Trump’s protectionist policies.

 

Trump administration sued for ‘separating’ families

Detained immigrants separated from their children sue the Trump administration.

Migrants separated from their children after they were detained for illegally entering the United States have filed a class action

Why We Sent a Reporter to Work as a Private Prison Guard

Read Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer’s firsthand account of his four months spent working as a guard at a corporate-run prison in Louisiana. 

In 1887, a 23-year-old journalist got herself checked into the Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island in New York

Documentary: 4 Months As A Private Prison Guard

Chapter 1: “Inmates Run This Bitch”

Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).
“The last riot we had was two years ago,” he says over the phone.
“Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!” says a woman’s voice, cutting in. “We got rid of them.”

No more foxes guarding the B-CU ‘hen house’

by Johnny L. McCray, Jr

Following the abrupt and unexpected departure of former President Edison O. Jackson in August 2017 amid dire financial conditions at Bethune Cookman-University and the subsequent

Off-Field Fight For BC-U

It’s ‘ride or die’ time 
for B-CU alumni

We live in a world which respects power above all things. Power, intelligently directed, can lead to more freedom. Unwisely directed, it can be a dreadful, destructive force.– Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, “Last Will & Testament”

Trump Wants to Put American Workers First,

 Except At His Own Properties

Only one out of 144 jobs at three Trump properties went to a US worker, according to a Vox story.

Thanks to Vox, we now know just how seriously President Trump’s businesses are taking his policy of “America First.”

ICE new agreement with Florida sheriffs

For detaining undocumented immigrants

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement representatives announced a new agreement; in late January with 17, Florida sheriffs aimed at preventing the release from jail of