Archives for July 2018
Drug prohibition and its enforcement have long been tied to the villainization of vulnerable populations.
Above: Old Mount Carmel Baptist Church. Johnson C. Smith University originally planned to convert the building into classrooms for its School of Social Work and administrative offices.
The story of how one woman, in her sixties, discovered a secret which lay beneath the ground of an old Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland. Standing up to the state, church and local opposition, she doggedly went on until she found out the truth. It is a moving and shocking story which sparked headlines around the world (in weekly podcasts).
On July 1, California passed a budget allocating $105.8 million to treat the 22,000 inmates with hepatitis C currently held in its state prisons.