Cellphones Down Please

Cellphones Down Please

U.S. Court Upholds Most Of Texas Law To Punish ‘Sanctuary Cities’ AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court panel on Tuesday upheld most of a Republican-backed Texas law to punish “sanctuary More »

The Housing Crisis Didn’t Just Happen, It Was Created

The Housing Crisis Didn’t Just Happen, It Was Created

Affordable Housing Matters We didn’t just end up in the housing crisis; we’ve always been there. Based on the lack of progress and widespread inequities when it comes to access to housing, More »

Lakeith Smith Got 65 Years For The Death of a 16-Year-Old Killed By Police

Lakeith Smith Got 65 Years For The Death of a 16-Year-Old Killed By Police

Much has been made of the fact that a black teenager laughed openly in court after being sentenced to 65 years in prison. Article preview thumbnail Teen laughs, but unamused judge hands More »

Republicans in Congress Are So Eager to Slash Food Stamps

Republicans in Congress Are So Eager to Slash Food Stamps

They’re About to Make a Big Mistake Wake Up Everybody Teddy Pendergrass Wake up everybody no more sleepin’ in bed No more backward thinkin’ time for thinkin’ ahead The world has changed More »

The Pot Thickens: Birds Of Feathers Flock Together

The Pot Thickens: Birds Of Feathers Flock Together

Trump-FL Governor Scott-Zinke- Records show Trump aides plotted political win for Rick Scott The governor had cast the decision to give Florida relief from offshore drilling as a spontaneous triumph. More »

 

‘Black Panther’ Crosses $1 Billion at Global Box Office

Marvel’s “Black Panther” continues its record-breaking streak, passing the $1 billion mark at the global box office in just 26 days.

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.”