Court finds state agency engaged in ‘intentional & purposeful destruction of evidence’

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV In a blistering order issued Monday night, U.S. District Magistrate Judge Omar J. Aboulhosn concluded that the West Virginia Department of Corrections (DCR) intentionally destroyed evidence about jail conditions. In some cases, those conditions are alleged to have led to the death of inmates.  Aboulhosn is recommending that U.S. District Judge […]

Families of deceased rally for justice

By BlackByGod On Friday, March 10, 2023, the West Virginia Poor People’s Campaign held a rally demanding accountability and justice for the 100+ unexplained deaths in West Virginia state jails at the State Capitol. Families of individuals who died at Southern Regional Jail joined the National Co-Chair, Bishop William Barber II, to present a petition […]