Tag: american prisons

FCC to fight high cost of inmate phone call services

Man sits at a prison pay phone

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has recently spoken out against the high price many U.S. citizens are paying just to stay in contact with their incarcerated family members.   According to Clyburn, a family could spend an average of $500 a month for their phone calls with someone in prison. With the prison telephone rates set around… Read More

FREE AMERICA: John Legend campaign to end mass incarceration

American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once wrote that “the first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist.” All too often as Americans, we choose to brush aside evidence of serious, systemic problems in our society instead of doing something about it. Grammy-award winner John Legend has decided not… Read More