Top Posts & Pages
Tag Archives: felony
Why Is No One Fighting for the Voting Rights of Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners?
By Harry J. Enten Voter identification laws have Democrats up in arms. One of the reasons, as Nate Cohn illustrated last week, is that they disproportionately affected non-white and Democratic voters in North Carolina. This effect, however, only would have … Continue reading
Employment Discrimination Pushes Felons Onto Food Stamp Rolls, Increasing Program’s Costs
By Saki Knafo By refusing to hire people who have been convicted of crimes, employers may be adding billions of dollars to the total cost of the country’s ballooning food assistance program. Citing data from the federal Bureau of Justice Statistics, … Continue reading
Posted in News from the Soul Brother Tagged Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Dean Baker, employment, Employment discrimination, felony, food, job discrimination, jobs, republican, Snap, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture, United States, United States Department of Agriculture Leave a comment
R&B Crooner Lyfe Jennings Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
This is so sad. A talented artist, a talented man. This is a lesson to not let our rage overcome our logic. Stay strong, my brother while bearing your cross. R&B Crooner Lyfe Jennings Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison.
Posted in News from the Soul Brother Tagged felony, incarceration, Lyfe Jennings, music, prison, r&b Leave a comment