"It feels like something is not in order with my life… And so I'm not afraid to cry. I'm not afraid to tell people that I cry. That's just on my rainy day but I know that a better day is coming." - Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother
The Puerto Rican government's financial board is planning to "outsource" PR inmates to private prisons in the US. The prison industrial complex has found a way, once again, to profit off human lives.
“This is government sponsored human trafficking. You are transferring people basically against their will,” said William Ramirez, executive director of the Puerto Rico American Civil Liberties Union.
“Even if you say it’s consensual, the reality is that you can’t provide consent freely if you’re a ward of the state, because you’re not free. And secondly, you’re not given the information you need to actually give consent. And finally, it’s all being done for profit.” ... See MoreSee Less