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New law in Uganda imposes restrictions on use of internet

By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law legislation criminalizing some internet activity despite concerns the law could be used...

Dr. Akilah Weber Statement on Governor Newsom Veto of AB 2343 Saving Lives in...

Courtesy of Asm. Akilah Weber Assemblymember Akilah Weber, M.D., (D-San Diego) released the following statement upon Governor Newsom announcing his veto of Assembly Bill (AB)...

At $249 per day, prison stays leave ex-inmates deep in debt

By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press Two decades after her release from prison, Teresa Beatty feels she is still being punished. When her mother died two years...

‘The Mandela Act’ Aims to Set Clear Definition of Solitary Confinement in CA Prisons

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee,...

Attorney Yusef Jackson Joins Correctional Technology Company as Senior Advisor

Son of Jesse Jackson to Help Deal with High Costs of Prison Phone Call By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) - Attorney and entrepreneur Yusef Jackson is...