Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
“Justice is never advanced in the taking of a human life. Morality is never upheld by a legalized murder.” Coretta Scott King The Death Penalty makes mistakes. 24 prisoners have moved from Florida’s Death Row to Freedom, the highest number in the nation, due to evidence of innocence. Floridians are questioning the enforcement of the […]
Dream Defenders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnnQVZyY1w http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeUrLNvPnU&feature=youtu.be The Dream Defenders, a group of active, passionate college students who refuse to accept “No” for an answer, have been occupying the Governor’s office at Florida’s State Capital since Tuesday, July 16, 2013,after George Zimmerman was found […]
PLANTATIONS, PRISONS AND PROFITS By Charles M. Blow, The New York Times 26 May 12 Louisiana is the world’s prison capital. The state imprisons more of its people, per head, than any of its US counterparts. First among Americans means first in the world. Louisiana’s incarceration rate is nearly triple Iran’s, seven times China’s and […]
Marissa Alexander is a 31 year old mother of three is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 20 years in a Florida prison for discharging her firearm into the ceiling of her home to ward off further abuse at the hands of her husband, Rico Gray. Mr. Gray had just assaulted Marissa and was at […]
UPDATE Angela Corey, special prosecutor from Duval County, Florida, appointed by Governor Rick Scott, formally charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder for the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012. Trayvon was unarmed and walking through a Sanford community wearing a hoodie when he was followed and confronted by Mr. Zimmerman who claimed […]
Trayvon Martin, 17 years of age was shot in the chest and killed by a neighborhood watch captain in Sanford, Florida on February 26, 2012. He’d just purchased a bag of skittles and an Arizona iced tea and was headed home, walking through a gated community with his hoodie pulled over his head when George Zimmerman, an overly zealous […]
FEATURING MICHAEL B. EDWARDS Michael Edwards has been incarcerated for almost twenty years. His offenses consist of two counts of the sale of cocaine, three counts of possession and one count of possession of paraphernalia. The state […]
This narrative is the memoire of an ex-inmate who chose to share the pangs of his incarceration in a Florida prison. It gives outsiders a peek at dirty deeds committed behind prison walls without condemnation. If others would come forth, once free and no longer in a position to become victims of retaliation and truthfully tell their story, those actions committed in […]
Historically, masturbation was socially prohibited as a physically and psychologically destructive behavior. Today it is more widely accepted as a normal and enjoyable part of human sexuality (Hillman 1975). However, masturbation, when it occurs in a Florida prison, can result in a subsequent jail sentence..
If you think that Mandatory Minimum, Three Strike Laws and The War on Drugs is a nightmare, please visit the websites below and read the attached Blogs in the Time Union Newspaper – Jacksonville, FL as it relates to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (Rico-Act) and African American gang members A mandatory sentence […]