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Illinois Lawmakers Approve Bill To Make It Easier For People In Jail To Vote
Many prisoners are still eligible to vote. The measure would help with voting while incarcerated and with registration and voting information when released.
Protesters Rally Into The Night For Brooklyn Inmates In Freezing Jail Cells
City officials are demanding answers as inmates and workers at the Metropolitan Detention Center remain with limited power.
My Dad Killed 2 People When I Was 15. Here's Why I'm Finally Ready To Make Peace With Him.
, Guest Writer
In my struggle to disassociate myself from him, I had dehumanized myself.
Watch The Emotional Moment Alice Johnson Walks Free After 21 Years Behind Bars
Alice Marie Johnson was released from Aliceville Correctional Facility after President Donald Trump commuted her life sentence. The president had recently met with Kim Kardashian, who advocated on Johnson’s behalf in the Oval Office.
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We Need To Treat Solitary Confinement Like The Human Rights Abuse It Is
Alexander A. Reinert
, Guest Writer
Americans’ constitutional rights are being regularly violated, and the judiciary should step in to correct it, as it would in any similar situation.
Oprah's New Book Club Pick 'Redefines The Traditional American Love Story'
By Lisa Capretto, OWN/O, The Oprah Magazine
"I'm telling you: It's one of those books I could not put down."
RYOT Studio Staff
The Poster Child: For Love Or Money, Part 3 - Kemba Smith
By RYOT Studio
A series that explores the very different lives and experiences of three women who directly impacted or were affected by drug trafficking.
Presented by the Starz Original Series Power
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Wrongfully Incarcerated Artist Finished Grad School Wearing An Orange Jumpsuit
"Once I saw what goes on in jail, how we were treated, I will never forget. We need to have more conversations about it."
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In The Tradition Of Our Ancestors, This Mother’s Day We’re Bailing Out Our Mamas
We are organizing ourselves to liberate our mothers, sisters, daughters and loved ones living in modern bondage.
This Program Gives Formerly Incarcerated Men A Second Chance
The Doe Fund's Ready, Willing And Able program helps men who spent time behind bars rebuild their lives.
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Being Incarcerated As A Juvenile Tied To Poor Health Years Later
By Andrew M. Seaman, Reuters
The more time they spent behind bars, the greater the health risks.
Instead Of Prison, Learning To Sell With A Smile
Social entrepreneur, film producer, and founder of fair trade ...
Today in America, it’s no secret that our nation’s prisons and jails suffer from overcrowding, as well as a lack of job training
Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Nick Sandow, Joe Caputo from Orange Is the New Black, on Exposing the Injustices of the U.S. Prison System
Engaged Philanthropist and Serial Entrepreneur. CEO & Founder ...
Finally, do you think that by doing good, you're more successful? Definitely. I think most importantly, the show addresses
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Dear President Obama: Thank You For My Second Chance
Criminal Justice Advocate
But many others are waiting too.
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Vice Launches Apprentice Program For Former Inmates
The program will provide five ex-offenders with jobs.
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Teen Who Killed Allegedly Abusive Dad Will Spend Holidays In Jail Awaiting Trial
Advocates are calling for Bresha Meadows' release, citing the negative impact detention has on young people.
Despite Errors Found in Audit and a Pending Investigation, Oklahoma Reelects Incumbent Sheriff
Criminal Defense Attorney
I encourage citizens to read the full report and, while doing so, keep three fundamental things in mind. • There is no allegation
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Ava DuVernay Says Storyline In Her New Show Highlights One Of Our Great 'National Tragedies'
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
"It's the scarlet letter than continues to follow people."
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