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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."

Man Sentenced To 45 Years In Prison For Allegedly Killing Police...

AFRICANGLOBE - A 23-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison after exchanging gunfire with Canton police in January. This week, a judge sentenced Kelontre Barefield to be incarcerated for 11 years on multiple burglary charges and 34 years for the death of Jethro, a three-year-old German Shepherd who served as a member of the department’s K-9 unit. Both sentences are to be served consecutively.

New Jim Crow: Black Family Charged For Cheering At Daughter’s Graduation

AFRICANGLOBE - At every graduation ceremony, some official requests that the audience hold applause until every student has made their way across the stage. Reliably, everyone ignores this plea. However at Mississippi’s Senatobia High School’s graduation, there were consequences for just one family who couldn’t wait to cheer on their graduate.

New Jim Crow: ACLU Sues Georgia For Jailing Indigent Blacks

AFRICANGLOBE - The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit challenging debt collection practices that have resulted in the jailing of people simply because they are broke.