NOI Prison Reform Prison Ministry workshop focuses on flaws in child support system
As part of the 2018 Saviours’ Day convention, the Nation of Islam National Prison Reform Ministry hosted a workshop, Saturday, February 24, titled, “The Issue of Child Support and Exorbitant Interest Rates and its Impact on the Incarcerated and Formerly-Incarcerated: Separation is the Only Solution.”
Updated Mar 21, 2018 - 2:21:27 PM
NOI Prison Reform Blessed Are The Peacemakers
The Lancaster California State Prison Nation of Islam Study Group hosted their first Annual N.O.I. Peace & Reconciliation Conference. Special guest speaker was the Nation of Islam’s Western Region Student Minister Tony Muhammad.
Updated Jan 18, 2018 - 1:16:46 PM
NOI Prison Reform NOI Prison Reform Ministry's work and fight for Mumia
The Nation of Islam Delaware Valley Prison Ministry has been at the forefront and instrumental in advocating for justice for Mumia Abu-Jamal. The political prisoner and activist is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981.
Updated Dec 12, 2017 - 10:29:34 AM
National News A setback in fight for fair prison phone rates
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in a 2-1 decision that regulations that capped the high cost of in-state phone calls by prison inmates are now null and void. The June 13 ruling has put partisan politics over people, say prison reform advocates.
Updated Jun 20, 2017 - 3:01:26 PM
NOI Prison Reform The teachings of the Nation of Islam gives hope, freedom to prisoners
There are over 2.3 million prisoners in the American criminal justice system according to a 2016 report from Prisonpolicy.org. There are presently 1,719 state prisons, 102 federal prisons, 942 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,283 local jails and 79 Indian Country jails in addition to military prisons, immigration detention facilities and civil commitment centers in the U.S.
Updated Mar 7, 2017 - 11:05:50 AM