Texas prisons greatly overuse solitary confinement, with some inmates kept there for over 10 years, and sometimes over 20 years. All inmates in solitary should have an independent group review every 60 days.
It’s time to say NO to the gun lobby and the National Rifle Association (NRA). The Houston Peace & Justice Center stands up for common-sense controls on firearms, including weapons of mass destruction. We say NO to the NRA, who is beholden to gun manufacturers for funding.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a violation of International law. We condemn it. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a deadly escalation of a long-simmering conflict. Russia is not solely responsible …
Terrell Jermaine Starr, a foreign affairs journalist in Kyiv, Ukraine, gives the most detailed story about the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Terrell Jermaine Starr from Kyiv, Ukraine. I watched Tifanny Cross’ Cross …
On Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, HPJC and My Brother’s Keeper-Houston honored both the George Floyd Foundation and the James Byrd Jr. family during HPJC’s annual Peacemaker Awards Ceremony. The citations on the plaques are both moving and poetic.
Evidence strongly suggests that the death penalty is still being applied in an arbitrary and capricious manner. Who does and does not get the death penalty depends not only on the crime, but also the economic status and race of the defendant and where the crime was committed. The death penalty should be abolished.
The city of Minneapolis did the right thing for George Floyd, so why is Houston spending tax dollars to fight against discovering what happened 2 years ago in the Harding St. raid, without implementing long-needed reforms?