Thankyou to all asking the president to pardon my brother!May Gods will be done!
(graphic of Harold Hempstead and Darren Rainey reprinted with permission)
The inmate who exposed Florida prisons’ culture of cruelty | Miami Herald
“In my opinion, because Rainey was black, poor and mentally ill, to a lot of people his life had no significance,” [Harold] Hempstead said recently. “But to me, if we have that opinion on the value of life, and if staff thinks they can get away with killing inmates, then they are going to get away with anything.’’
Darren Rainey was scalded to death by Dade County corrections officer on June 23, 2012. Inmate Harold Hempstead has put his life on the line ever since in a quest to secure justice for Darren’s family. Any perception that Florida prisons are improving is belied by the simple fact that…
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