Kodak Black is the latest rapper to glorify the prison culture under the pretense of taking a stand against racial injustice in the prison system.
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Rap mogul Tip "T.I." Harris sparked much needed dialogue on the current condition of black masculinity in America.
"Damn," Harris wrote in the caption of a video he posted of psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing calling for black men to pull their pants up.
A horny female guard at New York's Rikers Island was charged with raping a male prisoner and smuggling drugs into the prison.
Prisoners can't give consent for sexual relations because they are property of the state.
Prison gangs have found a new revenue stream to finance their criminal activities behind the walls of America's toughest prisons.
Gang members are using cell phones to extort other prisoners and their families.
Netflix's "Orange is the New Black" is immensely popular in Michigan. So popular that a warden at a Michigan prison has replaced the orange prison issue clothing for black-and-white stripes, USA Today reports.
A news reporter for New Jersey 12 Network was suspended after he gave his opinion about fatherless black men and crime during a live news report.
Sean Bergin was told to stay home after he made controversial statements live on the air about national crime statistics and fatherless black men.
After news of Bergin's suspension began circulating, a new Facebook support page quickly garnered over 1,000 'Likes'. Many FB users expressed frustration with the TV station for censoring Bergin who was only telling the truth.
Rapper Lil Boosie appeared in his first press conference titled "BOOSIESPEAKS", presented by Atlantic Records this week. Boosie was release from prison on Wednesday after serving a 5-year prison sentence on drug charges. Lil Boosie's legal team opened the floor to explain the conditions under which Boosie was released and his upcoming trial. Before the press conference, moderator Angela Yee of the syndicated Breakfast Club morning show briefly interviewed Lil Boosie before opening the floor for questions from various media outlets in attendance.
One thousand years from now, archaeologists studying human history will conclude that rappers were among the dumbest of all modern day Homo sapiens.
A Virginia rapper was arrested and charged with double murder after cops heard him bragging about said murders in a rap song. Antwain "Twain Gotti" Steward is accused of shooting Christopher Horton, 16, and Brian Dean, 20, at their home in Newport in 2007.
Cops originally believed the cold case was gang related -- that is, until Antwain's Facebook followers gave cops the break that they were looking for.
According to an unsealed federal indictment, a Baltimore jail inmate has sired 5 babies with 4 female guards at the Baltimore City Detention Center, The Baltimore Sun reports. Those guards were named in the indictment, along with 9 of their co-workers, for enabling a prison gang's drug trafficking and money laundering enterprise behind bars. Baltimore was the backdrop for the critically-acclaimed HBO TV series The Wire.