In our continuing series focusing on the prison system in America, we bring you a list of the 10 most notorious jails in the country. Many of these prisons on the list are familiar by name to many like Folsom, San Quentin, and ADX in Colorado to name a few. Check out the list below. […]

If you thought slavery or human exploitation was over, think again. Many human rights organizations are condemining what they call human slavery in which Wall Street investors and big companies are investing in the prison industry as they don’t have to worry about strikes, vacations, compensation time or unemployment insurance. They dont have to deal […]

When New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced in June that he will close seven state medium and minimum-security prison facilities, he not only put thousands of jobs in peril, he signified the political and racial divide in the state’s correctional facilities. Cuomo spared the state’s maximum-security prisons, which are primarily located in white, rural, […]

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50,000 prison inmates claimed more than $130 million in tax refunds this year without providing any wage information to the IRS, a government investigator says in a report to be released Thursday.

A federal inmate who has filed more than 3,800 lawsuits and targeted the famous, the infamous and even the long-dead is now being sued by federal officials who want him to knock it off.

The W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research presents its annual lecture series at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown this evening, beginning at 5 pm.

A judge on Monday ordered the release of Gregory Taylor, a man serving a potential life sentence for stealing food from a Los Angeles Church.