Recidivism: Who profits from mass incarceration?

Prison Policy Initiative, 2017 Report: The cost of incarceration is $182 billion every year.

Recidivism: Who profits from mass incarceration?

BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — The United States holds 25 percent of the world’s prison population, despite only accounting for 5 percent of the world’s total population. This massive number of prisoners is a result of a justice system that needs remodeling and updating. In its current state, the justice system is expensive and […]

Black Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Blockchain-Cryptocurrency Health Tech Company in the United States

Co-founders Alan E. Bottorff and Dr. Seth Crapp joined forces with a group of experts to create a unique blockchain platform that securely stores medical records and correspondences between patients and physicians through encrypted transmissions.

Black Entrepreneurs Launch First Ever Blockchain-Cryptocurrency Health Tech Company in the United States

Orlando, FL (BlackNews.com) — Teledactyl Blockchain, LLC is officially open for business. The health tech blockchain and cryptocurrency company launched its initial coin offering (ICO) at the 116th Annual National Medical Association Convention on August 11th. Co-founders Alan E. Bottorff and Dr. Seth Crapp joined forces with a group of experts to create a unique […]

How People Make 6 Figures A Year On Fiverr

"When I started, I had zero feedback and referrals after my name, so I was doing resume revamps for $5." - Charmaine Pocek, 41, Houston, resume writer, career consultant and recruiter, $38,000-$48,000 a month

How People Make 6 Figures A Year On Fiverr

By Laura Shinn from Forbes.com On gig site Fiverr, freelancers offer their services for $5 and up apiece in areas as diverse as graphics and design, writing, music and audio, video and animation, programming and more. While $5 for a project seems like a pittance — actually $4 once Fiverr takes its cut — a […]

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018

"We cannot talk about the Black women’s pay gap without talking about our country’s history of individual and systemic racism, which continues to play an explicit and implicit role in maintaining these barriers" - Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2018

By Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, New York City Council Majority Leader   Historic and contemporary disinvestment in the lives and needs of Black women has led to an abhorrent wage gap in New York of 66 cents to their white, male counterpart’s one dollar. August 7, 2018 marks the eight months and one week […]

What is an Article 78 Proceeding? How can I use it in Court?

According to New York State Courts, there are three parts to Article 78 Proceedings: the Certiorari, Mandamus and Prohibition.

What is an Article 78 Proceeding? How can I use it in Court?

BROOKLYN, New York, Thursday, August 02, 2018 – Under New York State court jurisdictions, Article 78 Proceeding allows residents to appeal a decision of a city or local agency. According to New York State Courts, there are three parts to Article 78 Proceedings: the Certiorari, Mandamus and Prohibition. Certiorari: a determination made as a result […]

Around the Globe: Jamaica Celebrates Emancipation Day

"Each year, the Emancipation celebrations give us an opportunity to reflect on the struggle of our ancestors for freedom, against a system that denied them their dignity and humanity, often through brutally oppressive and violent means. It must have been a euphoric day, today the first of August, 180 years ago, when our forebear gathered in their village, and churches to rejoice and give thanks." - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness

Around the Globe: Jamaica Celebrates Emancipation Day

Jamaica is celebrating more than 100 years of liberation on the 21st annual Emancipation Day. Starting in the mid-1800s, the African colonies in the Caribbean were freed from slavery. Throughout the Caribbean, emancipation allowed natives to slowly piece together lives that were shattered by British colonization. In the early 1960s, Jamaica gained independence from the […]