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Asm. Sydney Kamlager-Dove Pushing Law to End “Slavery” in California’s Prisons

Tanu Henry | California Black Media For 24 years now, Samual Brown – who was convicted for attempted murder in Sacramento – has been serving...

Legislature Passes Bill That Would Allow Inmate Firefighters to Continue in Profession When Released

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media Inmate firefighting crews, made up of more than 2,000 inmate firefighters per year, have helped extinguish many of the...

California Moves One Step Closer to Granting Parolees Right to Vote

Antonio Ray Harvey | California Black Media Assemblymember Kevin McCarty’s (D-Sacramento) Assembly Constitutional Amendment 6 (ACA 6) passed out of the California State Senate last...

Death Toll Rises While Outrage Boils Over Conditions at Mississippi’s Parchman Prison

For some time, concerns about Parchman have rankled inmates, family members, and others, including hip-hop superstar Jay-Z who is suing the state demanding better...

Families Talk Mental Illness and Prison

By Brian Goodin Photos by Brian Goodin The Peace Resource Center located at 3850 Westgate Pl in the neighborhood of City Heights was where a small...

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