Ramad Chatman to Spend 5 More Years in Jail Despite Being Found NOT GUILTY

Ramad Chatman (24) will spend an additional 5 years in jail despite being found NOT GUILTY for armed robbery. According to The Independent, in 2012 Chatman, age 19, was convicted of breaking and entering for stealing a television worth $120. It was his first offense and Chatman was sentenced to five years’ probation. Chatman abided by his [...]

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Venida Browder, mother of Kalief Browder, dies of a heart attack

Rest In Peace to Venida Browder, the mother of Kalief Browder. Kalief Browder was sent to Rikers Island in 2010 for allegedly stealing a book bag. He was abused by the guards and inmates, spent 2 years in solitary confinement, and was never convicted. He was released in 2013 but would end his own life [...]

Watch the powerful trailer for “The 13th” directed by Ava DuVernay

The new series, Queen Sugar, isn’t the only project Ava DuVernay has been working on these past couple of years. The brilliant director will explore the many parallels between slavery and mass incarceration in America in the documentary, The 13th. The trailer shows the government and many politicians enforcing racially motivated laws over the years [...]