As COVID-19 began to sweep through Louisiana, officials knew immediately that parish jails could be a vector for infection in surrounding communities, due to correctional staff moving freely between the jail and the community and the regular flow of people in and out of custody.
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What makes COVID-19 so deadly for Black communities is not race – it’s racism, and hundreds of years of systemic discrimination in housing, health care, and employment.
A New Report Shines A Spotlight on the Abysmal Conditions in Louisiana Immigration Detention Facilities. We Saw Them First-Hand.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread through Louisiana prisons, jails, and detention facilities, a new ACLU report shines a spotlight on the brutal and inhumane conditions in IC