(CBS Detroit) — Prison reform activists are calling on the NBA to cut ties with the Detroit Piston’s owner.
Activists say a prison telecom company owned by tom gores contradicts the league’s “Black Lives Matter” stance.READ MORE: Court OKs Law That Carries More Cash Penalties For Convicts
Gores’ company sets prices for phone calls to jailed inmates charging $14 for a 15-minute call in some cases.READ MORE: CDC Chief Urges Michigan To ‘Close Things Down’ Amid Spike
A spokesperson for the company said gores is reinvesting profits into Detroit area non-profits.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
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