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Black Community Needs More Lawyers To Systematically Fight Injustice, Ensure Equality

Attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons discusses the extreme importance of Black attorneys to work on the behalf of Black, Brown, and poor people who are struggling to obtain the elusive but necessary equality and opportunity for all citizens regardless if they are Plaintiff’s attorneys, Defense attorneys, or corporate attorneys. Damario explains that is it is lawyers and the law that serve on …

Bloody Sunday: The Nation Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Selma March

Source: NewsOne Fifty years ago, police in Selma, Ala., brutally beat peaceful protestors attempting to march over the now infamous Edmund Pettus Bridge — a roadway named after a Grand Wizard of the Klu Klux Klan — to demonstrate in support of voting rights. That day, dubbed “Bloody Sunday,” left many, including Congressman John Lewis, battered and seriously injured. It …

Top 5 Secrets of the Private Prison Industry

Source: Nicole Goodkind/Yahoo.Com   There are 2.3 million prisoners behind bars in the United States, costing the federal government about $55 billion a year. Ten percent of all prisons in the U.S. are privately operated. The Daily Ticker embarked on an investigation to take you behind the scenes of this unique and secretive industry. In 1984 the Corrections Corporation of …