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America’s Apartheid Justice System Keeps Black People In Shackles

AFRICANGLOBE - A law need not be just or fair or benign to be the law. Law, like a gun or any other tool, can be used for good or for evil. To disguise the fact that laws can be cruel, unjust and designed to harm certain members of our community, “Blind Justice” was the myth created to foster the notion of a fair legal system in America.  But observations in most American courtrooms will instruct us that what passes for justice in this country is not color-blind.

Applying Racial Bias During Jury Selection Is An American Tradition

AFRICANGLOBE - “The assertion that there is no substantial differential racial impact in jury selection, however well intended, has been largely discredited by research and diminished by detached observation,” said Dr. Lorenzo Morris, a professor of Political Science at Howard University. “Still,” he said, “the probable remedies are not easy to implement.”

White Supremacist Jeff Sessions Issues Directive Not To Close Private Prisons

AFRICANGLOBE - White supremacist Attorney General Jeff Sessions has revoked a directive established during the Obama administration about phasing out the use of private prisons.

Another White Rapist Walks Free After Sodomizing Disabled Black Teen

AFRICANGLOBE -The white ringleader of a horrific sexual assault of a mentally disabled Black teen will avoid jail time and escape classification as a sex offender after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. John R.K. Howard plead guilty to one felony count of injury to a child after leading two football teammates to help him carry out a a violent sexual attack on a Black teammate with mental disabilities. Howard and Tanner Ward, along with a third student, pretended to offer the victim a hug, then held him down and sodomized him with a coat hanger. A third attacker then kicked the coat hanger several times, forcing it farther into the victim’s body and causing rectal injuries.

How The Bail Money Scam Is Funding Louisiana Courts

AFRICANGLOBE - The commercial bail industry is a powerful institution in Louisiana, thanks to the state’s unique arrangement in which every part of the criminal justice system uses bail to fund itself. “Louisiana is an example of one of the crowning achievements of the bail industry and their control over local and state politics,” said Alec Karakatsanis, founder of the legal nonprofit Civil Rights Corps.

White Crime: Man Gets PROBATION After Raping His 12-Year-Old Daughter

AFRICANGLOBE - Martin Joseph Blake admitting in court to raping his own child. But despite his horrendous crime, he’s getting off with probation. Blake, 40, of Glasgow, Montana, was initially charged with three felony counts of incest for raping his 12-year-old daughter on multiple occasions. He pleaded guilty to one felony incest charge in order to have the other two felonies dismissed.

Drunk District Attorney Nearly Kills Multiple Motorists – Cops Change Her...

AFRICANGLOBE - Instead of arresting the woman, who was caught on video coming dangerously close to multiple head-on collisions, and completely unable to stay in her lane, cops changed her tire and sent her on her way. The incident began when a motorist behind Grant County District Attorney Francesca Estevez witnessed her swerving all over the road. The motorist took out his phone and began recording as Estevez veered in and out of her lane coming perilously close to several head-on collisions with innocent drivers.

Corruption So Rampant, Orange Co Judge Forced To Remove All 250...

AFRICANGLOBE - Shocking information exposing corruption the justice system in Orange County has been revealed, causing a judge to remove the OC District Attorney’s Office and all 250 prosecutors from one of the most notable cases in modern history.

Questions The Media Does Not Ask

AFRICANGLOBE - In the case of the shooting in South Carolina, everyone is hailing the fact that the cop was indicted for murder. Great. But if he is not also indicted on a lesser charge, as well, he may walk. The jury, for whatever reason, remember they are juries, may decline to convict him of murder, which usually involves pre-meditation. With no other charges, he would be set free.

Police Murder In South Carolina

AFRICANGLOBE - The entire state is culpable in the development of what is, in fact, a paramilitary occupying force, composed of death squads operating under the cover of the law. The killing of Scott exposes not only the savage violence carried out by police every day in American cities, but also the modus operandi used to justify these actions. In the three days between the shooting and the release of the video, police and local officials, together with the media, were giving out the standard rationalizations and lies.

New York To Pay Brothers $17 Million For Wrongful Conviction

AFRICANGLOBE - The men spent a cumulative 60 years imprisoned before their convictions were vacated last year. All three men were investigated by retired police detective Louis Scarcella, whose murder cases are under review by the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office.

Another Officer Cleared After Killing An Unarmed Black Man

AFRICANGOBE - A grand jury in Houston decided not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed Black man in a case that has been placed into a national debate about the role race plays in police interactions with the public.

State Terrorism: Blacks Two Times More Likely to Be Executed Than...

AFRICANGLOBE - A new report, released on Wednesday, shows that African Americans are twice as likely as Whites to receive death sentences, according to Mother Jones. The report, from University of Maryland criminology professor Ray Paternoster, examined the impact race had on sentencing in 504 cases. The findings are striking. From the report:

Brandon Jackson Sentenced To 12 Years For Defending Self Against White...

AFRICANGLOBE - At 21 years-old, Brandon Jackson was jumped by 7 or 8 White males. He defended himself, and yet he’s the only one to be charged with a crime. His punishment; 12 years in prison for attempted murder, aggravated assault and possession of a weapon.

Trayvon Martin, Troy Davis, George Zimmerman Share a Story of Injustice

When I see the evolution of the case of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy who was killed by a self-appointed neighbourhood watch captain under...

Does The Jim Crow Law Still Exist In Grand Rapids, Michigan?

Professor Michelle Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, is where she argues that a once abolished Jim Crow Law still exists by way of its being redesigned and implemented by the Justice System.