The Freethought Books Project provides donations of secular and freethinking literature to prisoners, inmates in mental hospitals, books to prisoners projects, and others in need. The program also connects inmates to volunteer pen pals, who correspond with secular humanist, atheist, and other inmates who are connected to the project. This project has been administered by the Center for Inquiry since 2013.
Two liberated Dachau prisoners are killing an SS guard with a shovel. In the background, other SS guards, shot outright by US troops, lie along a wall. The execution drew an official inquiry that was allegedly quashed by General Eisenhower personally.
San Francisco Expands Racial Bias Inquiry Into Police - NYTimes.com | "African-Americans in San Francisco have complained for years about harassment and the use of excessive force by the police. And while African-Americans make up about 5 percent of the city’s population, they account for half of its arrests and jail inmates, and more than 60 percent of the children in juvenile detention, according to city statistics."
U.S. Inquiry Finds a ‘Culture of Violence’ Against Teenage Inmates at Rikers Island