Prison Aid to Haiti for Captive Slave Labor
Dady Chery

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By Dady Chery Haiti Chery Haiti’s incarceration rate of roughly 100 prisoners per 100,000 citizens in 2016 was the lowest in the Caribbean. Nevertheless, there is a systematic campaign underway for more prisons. Canada and Norway have each given one … Continue reading

Racism and Discrimination: More About Poverty than Race
Dady Chery

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  Dady Chery Haiti Chery Only a story about race, sex and money could have displaced from the headlines the sabre rattling from the United States, the European Union, and Russia that had, for weeks, promised a bloodbath in Ukraine … Continue reading

Racist Incarceration Regime in U.S. Enabled by Sentencing Guidelines

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By Marisa Taylor, McClatchy | By Law Professors, Sentencing Law and Policy | Al Jazeera, YouTube. Black and Hispanic men became likely to receive longer prison sentences than their white counterparts after the Supreme Court loosened federal sentencing rules, according to studies in 2010 and 2011 by the U.S. Sentencing Commission. UPDATE on Feb 21: Al Jazeera video.