Does the massive incarceration of American citizens reflect the broad demographics of U.S. populations? Does the term ‘mass incarceration’ effectively capture the literal consequences of American correctional policy and practice? Who are the masses held in involuntary servitude and legal re-enslavement captivity, imprisonment terms established largely by mandatory penalties that are decided by prosecutorial charges ..
The public and controversial pummeling of her teenage son by a desperate Baltimore mother physically exposed to the eyes of the world both the danger to American black youth behaving in ‘youthful impulse’ and black mothers’ fear of deadly police retribution against such youthful impulsiveness…a crime that can carry a death penalty by legal police ..
What is the role of ecumenical Moral Voice? Can reconciliation be achieved? Racial and gender bias put aside? Ethnic origin and religious affiliation differences settled? “From January of this year to May of this year 2014, we’ve had one shooting related incident,” said Conroy Chance, chief of police for Lincoln Heights Village. The chief’s recorded ..
Racial Profiling: A History Storytelling of Pride and Tragedy My mother’s mother, Cora Owens, was born in Freetown, Louisiana near Petit Anse on April 1, 1886 somewhere along Center Street highway in Iberia Parish, going towards the shorelines of the Vermilion Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Mama Cora spoke about hiding out all night ..