"While I am grateful he was released from incarceration, I am struggling with what to do now."
Homer Yasui, 95, has a message: "Stand up, do something! Be counted. Help us.”
He was right, and the debate moderator was wrong.
There's suddenly a “new ‘I’ word, and it’s ‘imprisonment,’ not 'impeachment,'” says former FBI official Frank Figliuzzi.
As female incarceration skyrockets, knowing what happens to pregnant women behind bars is more critical than ever.
And black adults were three times as likely as white ones to have close family in jail or prison for over a year, per a study from Cornell University and Fwd.us.
Even inmates who work in prison are made, upon release, to pay for their own incarceration.
Some have argued that in the post-Iran-deal-era, the EU would prefer to engage Tehran with human rights dialogue rather than adopting aggressive strategies such as public statement or human rights sanctions. Yet, there is not a single piece of evidence to show such engagement.
While conducting a class one day a 12 year old boy approached and politely asked why there was not a black Santa Clause. This question set in motion a series of meetings that eventually led to the creation of Melanin Moments, LLC a premier product company designed to uplift and empower people of color.
Four years after Amir has sat behind the walls of Evin Prison, stripped of his dignity, due process, and human rights, he has been imprisoned in Iran longer than any American in history.