Christians, Beware of the New Age Movement In the Churches!

  by Alberta Parish God expects Christians to abide by the same standards that we are proselytizing to the world through the Word of God and as witnesses of Christ Jesus. But there are times when many Christians forget this fact. Many forget that judgment first begins in the house of God, and He expects more

Prison refuses Mumia Medical Care

  by Gloria Dulan-Wilson Hello All: Again we hear of prison brutality and inhumanity in regards to brother Mumia Abu Jamal. I have to wonder, if they’re this negligent to a brother who is publicly respected, revered and widely known, what kind of treatment are those, who are less well known, receiving? It appears there more

Free America:

John Legend Launches Initiative To Bring An End To Mass Incarceration   by Ann Brown America has a major mass incarceration problem. In fact, more than 2.4 million people in the United States are in prison. “Since 1980, the number of incarcerated citizens in the US has more than quadrupled, an unprecedented rise that can more

SAFE Parole Reform Act in the Spotlight

  by Karima Amin For several years, we have stood on the side of those who advocate for the SAFE Parole Reform Act. SAFE stands for “Safe and Fair Evaluations.” Several of our monthly programs have focused on sharing information about parole in New York State. Formerly incarcerated people have shared their stories; former parole more

The Importance Of Small Starts

for ex-con entrepreneurs   by Bob Pelshaw The following is an article that RL Pelshaw wrote for the TRUTH ABOUT PRISON newsletter. This is an excerpt from my book ILLEGAL TO LEGAL: BUSINESS SUCCESS FOR (EX) CRIMINALS which you can purchase at or ENJOY! The average drug dealer or criminal has the same more

Skillfully Finding Excuses for Police Killings

  by Charles M. Blow I not only watched television pundits discuss the shooting of Walter Scott in North Charleston, S.C., last week, I participated in some of those discussions. And the most disturbing thread that emerged for me was people who said up front that they saw no justification for Scott being killed, but more

Ramsey Orta is Out of Satan’s Island

“I will be on the “Carl Nelson Show” Thursday Morning”   by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) If every Black person in the United States had my mindset, there would be no standing army, no wrongful convictions and no extra-judicial measures. Fortunately, I am lucky to be alive. I had to fight my own people. more

Bad Grand Jury Decisions Inspire Black-Crazy Behavior by Cops Nationwide

  by Chris Stevenson By now most of you know about the North Charleston, SC police officer Michael Slager, a highly-troubled southern white cop that was caught in the act of his history of abusive incidents. Slager shot a black man named Walter Scott (50) who was laid to rest just yesterday. Scott’s encounter with more

The Relationship Between Felons – Jobs – Employers – Crime

  by Bob Pelshaw Since the inception of our modern incarceration system, and particularly over these last 30+ years of our nation’s “War on Drugs,” countless billions of dollars have been spent trying to solve Society’s ills with tougher prison sentences; even though the vast majority of criminals commit non-violent crimes. We imprison a higher more

The Floyd Dent Beating

  Charles M. Blow “He was beating me upside the head,” Floyd Dent, a 57-year-old longtime autoworker told a gaggle of reporters last week, according to The Detroit Free Press. “I was trying to protect my face with my right arm. I heard one of them say, ‘Tase the M…F.’ ” Dent was describing what more

Did “Standards” Take a Vacation for Blacks

  by Alton H. Maddox, Jr. (“Attorney-at-War”) Before United African Movement was established on August 17, 1988, supporters of Tawana Brawley had an opportunity to bond for at least forty days at Bethany Baptist Church in Brooklyn and they then headed to Atlanta, GA for the 1988 Democratic National Convention. It proves the need for more

Gloria’s Response to the “Empire” Craze

  by Gloria Dulan-Wilson I appreciate the fact that you brothers are focusing in on what has been the most serious threat to Black self-empowerment- and no, it isn’t EMPIRE – it’s the meanstream media, and its means of propagandizing through subtle and overt stereotypes, images, and inuendos about Black people and people of African more