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9 Industries Profiting Handsomely From America’s Prison Slaves

AFRICANGLOBE - It's no coincidence that the United States now imprisons more of its people than any other country in the world: mass incarceration has become a giant industry in the U.S., resulting in huge profits not only for private prison companies, but also, for everything from food companies and telecoms to all the businesses that are using prison labor to cut their manufacturing costs.

The Myth That There Are More Black Men In Prison Than...

AFRICANGLOBE - While the scary statistic was probably handy for creating some drama around the plight of Black men, it's not accurate, and probably never was. Repeating this false statement does far more harm than good.