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This Teen Will Spend The Next 65 Years In Prison For...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Black teen in Alabama will spend the next 65 years of his life behind bars for a murder that was committed by police officers. In 2015, Lakeith Smith, 15 at the time, was allegedly involved in two home break-ins in the town of Millbrook, Alabama, according to WSFA. When Smith and his friend, A’Donte Washington, were confronted by police, the police claimed that Washington, 16, had a gun. Without hesitation, the police shot Washington four times, killing the teenager at the scene. The officer who shot and killed Washington, still unnamed, was not charged because courts ruled that the killing was justified.

White Privilege: No Jail Time For Woman Who Killed Her Own...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Pennsylvania woman accused of feeding her 11-week-old son breast milk that contained drugs, killing him, will not go to prison under a plea deal. Samantha Jones, 31, was sentenced Wednesday to three years' probation after she pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the boy's April 2018 death.

No Jail Time For Woman Who Tried To Drown Her Baby...

AFRICANGLOBE - A California woman charged with trying to drown her newborn baby moments after giving birth at a McDonald's restaurant won't serve time in prison. Sarah Lockner, 26, was sentenced to four years of supervised probation and ordered to complete parenting classes after pleading no contest to a charge of felony child endangerment. She was initially charged with attempted murder.

Man ARRESTED After Rampaging And Reaching For Loaded Gun During Traffic...

AFRICANGLOBE - Following a traffic stop in Frederick, a 28-year-old man tried to flee police, eventually striking a parked cruiser and struggling with police as he reached for a gun while refusing to leave his car before finally being arrested on gun and drug charges Monday.

Why Are White Supremacists Who Kill Not Charged With Terrorism

AFRICANGLOBE - A federal judge on Thursday announced that Christopher Hasson, a US Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting to kill politicians and journalists, may be released from jail ahead of his trial. US District Judge Charles B. Day said that while he had “grave concerns” about Hasson, a 50-year-old white supremacist from Maryland who had been stockpiling weapons for at least a decade, he could not fairly deny bond because Hasson had only been charged with gun and drug offenses and not a crime like terrorism.

White Male Who Kept Girl In Dog Cage, Raped Her Won’t...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Georgia man was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week after holding a teenage girl captive and sexually assaulting her ― but he will not see the inside of a prison cell. Michael Wysolovski, was arrested in 2017 after FBI agents found a 17-year-old girl, who had been missing for over a year, trapped in a dog cage in his home in Duluth, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The victim, was found severely malnourished and suffering from back problems due to the dog cage. She had also contracted ringworm from the unsanitary conditions.

White Privilege Guarantees There Will Be No Punishment For College Admissions...

AFRICANGLOBE - More than a dozen parents in the college admissions scandal, including actress Felicity Huffman, are waiting to learn if they face prison time after agreeing to plead guilty. She is accused of spending $15,000 to boost her daughter's SAT score and in her first public comments since her arrest said Monday that she feels "deep regret and shame."

The College Admissions Scandal And The Myth Of Meritocracy

AFRICANGLOBE - On Monday, Felicity Huffman and 12 other defendants—plus one former tennis coach—agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud and conspiracy charges. Two years ago, Huffman paid $15,000 to employ William Singer, a college admissions counselor who bribed test administrators to doctor SAT results for Huffman’s daughter.

College Student Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Kissing A...

AFRICANGLOBE - The case of Albert N. Wilson sounds like something out of an episode of Law and Order SVU. Wilson, a former University of Kansas student, attended a bar with a friend and met a girl who was visiting a family member who attended KU. The two were underage and under the influence when they left the bar to go back to Wilson's apartment. What happened next has changed both of their lives, leaving Wilson with a sentence of over 12 years in prison for rape, despite the notion that the two didn't have sex.