TheAHNShow with Michael Imhotep originally aired this broadcast on 6/15/2021 and is full of researched information on the smear campaign to malign academic studies considering racism in legislative and legal studies as it pertains to US History.
BTR News spoke with Kwabena Rasuli of Clear The Airwaves Project about recent gun violence in Chicago and across the nation and in response to a complaint filed against Chicago FCC licensed radio stations for playing songs that promote gun violence, gang banging, misogyny and ear porn, FCC lawyers said they don't have an issue with the content despite FCC broadcasting rules.
Thecruelandunusualpunishmentsclause of the 8th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution restrictsthe severity of punishmentsthatstateandfederalgovernmentsmayimposeuponpersonswhohavebeenconvicted of a criminaloffense. Do you think feeding inmates garbage, mold, fly larvae– or even starving them qualifies as cruel and unusual? How about poisoning them? We’ll show you what’s going on the multi-billion dollar correctional vending world, and how we’re all on the hook for human rights violations passing for everyday business practices in our prisons.
From the food- we go to healthcare, and no surprise our first stop is at Corizon, again. Hundreds of nurses who work for the for-profit prison health care company Corizon in Alameda County, California are threatening to go on strike if the company refuses to put enough nurses on duty and give them enough resources to adequately care for the thousands of men incarcerated there, especially after inmates have died on the company’s watch.
Finally, from healthcare- to visitation. We’ll introduce you to a private vendor named Securus. Securus now obligates correctional facilities by contract to eliminate in-person visits completely, in favor of their video systems. In other words, even if a family member or friend shows up to the jail to visit an inmate in person, they’d be forced to talk to the inmate through a Securus-branded video tablet. Often, the inmate is sitting just one room over.
Prison plantation news and headlines– including some updates on the recent outbreak of deadly slave catching/kidnappings going on in America’s cities, as not everyone targeted for 21st century slavery/human trafficking survives their kidnapping.
Our Unexplainable Black Death Profile is Lavall Hall, a 25-year old, unarmed and mentally ill black man who was gunned down by Miami Gardens, FL. police in February 2015.