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Jailhouse Roc: The FACTS About Hip Hop and Prison for Profit

There are many other startling overlaps in private-prison/mass-media ownership, but two underlying facts become clear very quickly: The people who own the media are the same people who own private prisons, the EXACT same people, and using one to promote the other is…very lucrative.
Such a scheme would mean some very greedy, very racist people. There are facts to back that up, too.
According to public analysis from Bloomberg, the largest holder in Corrections Corporation of America is Vanguard Group Incorporated. Interestingly enough, Vanguard also holds considerable stake in the media giants determining this country’s culture.
In fact, Vanguard is the third largest holder in both Viacom and Time Warner. Vanguard is also the third largest holder in the GEO Group, whose correctional, detention and community reentry services boast 101 facilities, approximately 73,000 beds and 18,000 employees…(read more)

thanks Homeboy Sandman for this research.
the above image is the movie poster for RHYME AND PUNISHMENT (click for trailer), which focuses on the Hip Hop to Prison Pipeline.

Jailhouse Roc: The FACTS About Hip Hop and Prison for Profit

There are many other startling overlaps in private-prison/mass-media ownership, but two underlying facts become clear very quickly: The people who own the media are the same people who own private prisons, the EXACT same people, and using one to promote the other is…very lucrative.

Such a scheme would mean some very greedy, very racist people. There are facts to back that up, too.

According to public analysis from Bloomberg, the largest holder in Corrections Corporation of America is Vanguard Group Incorporated. Interestingly enough, Vanguard also holds considerable stake in the media giants determining this country’s culture.

In fact, Vanguard is the third largest holder in both Viacom and Time Warner. Vanguard is also the third largest holder in the GEO Group, whose correctional, detention and community reentry services boast 101 facilities, approximately 73,000 beds and 18,000 employees…(read more)

thanks Homeboy Sandman for this research.

the above image is the movie poster for RHYME AND PUNISHMENT (click for trailer), which focuses on the Hip Hop to Prison Pipeline.

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    Hip hop hmm
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    I would like to know how to find this Bloomberg report. There’s no link, googling doesn’t turn it up.
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