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“Inhumane Conditions” At Brooklyn Federal Jail Where Power Failed

AFRICANGLOBE - A lawsuit brought by lawyers for inmates at a federal detention center in New York City calls a weeklong power failure that left inmates with no electricity and limited heat for a week a "humanitarian crisis."

Surprise Surprise: George Zimmerman Won’t Face Federal Hate Crime Charges

AFRICANGLOBE - The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that there is not enough evidence to move forward with federal hate crimes charges against Zimmerman after conducting scores of interviews about his actions and character, the slain teen’s parents said.

Rape Rampant in Juvenile Justice System, Mostly Perpetrated by Staff

AFRICANGLOBE - Hundreds of teen-agers are raped or sexually assaulted during their stays in the country’s juvenile detention facilities, and many of them are victimized repeatedly, according to a U.S. Department of Justice survey.