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Activists Bail Out Black Moms For Mother's Day For Third Year In A Row
Black moms and caregivers from 36 cities will be bailed out in time to spend the holiday with their families thanks to the Black Mamas Bail Out fund.
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.
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Pennsylvania Is Sentencing People To Die In Prison At An Alarming Rate
A new report from the Abolitionist Law Center "presents a definitive portrait of a punishment that is archaic, cruel, unjustified, and indefensible,” its co-author says.
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Meek Mill Condemns Racial Injustice With Powerful 2018 BET Awards Performance
“How can I pledge allegiance to the flag, when they killing all our sons, all our dads?"
How Much Praise Do Donald Trump And Kim Kardashian Deserve For Alice Johnson's Release?
Discussing praise and who earns it is an effective way to set the historical record straight.
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Wave Of Progressive Prosecutors Strike Out In California Primaries
But the movement to oust hardline prosecutors did score some wins Tuesday night.
Former Inmates Say They Were Abused By Their Guards. Now They Want Justice.
Eric Smith and Alleadhin “Ali” Qandah have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to take on the St. Charles County Jail for alleged abuse.
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Why I'm Raising Money To Build An Ida B. Wells Monument
, Guest Writer
She forced the nation to confront the brutality of lynching. She deserves a monument of her own.
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The Forgotten Asian Refugees Fed Into The U.S. Prison System
The U.S. took in Asian refugees after the Vietnam War, only to put many on a deportation path. A record number could be fed into this system in 2018.
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New Jersey Prisons End Ban On 'The New Jim Crow' After ACLU Protests
Ryan J. Reilly
Michelle Alexander’s book chronicles "how people of color are not just locked in, but locked out of civic life, and New Jersey has exiled them even further."
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How Women Factor Into The Uniquely American Problem Of Mass Incarceration
There are 219,000 women locked up in the U.S. Many have not been convicted.
Top Row: Michael Pelletier, Ferrell Scott, Craig Cesal, Corvain Cooper, Bottom Row: Antonio Bascaro, Aaron Sandusky, John Knock, Andy Cox, Michael Knight
Reflections About Father's Day From Men In Prison
President - CAN-DO Foundation
Anthony Underwood is the son of William Underwood (serving 29th year of a life sentence). He wrote the following: “29 yrs
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Prosecutive Winds Of Change
Miriam Aroni Krinsky
There are two sea-changes occurring right now in the American criminal justice system. And they are pulling the winds of
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With Rikers Closing, There Is Room To Reform Mass Incarceration
Jason Wingard, PhD
Dean and Professor, Columbia University School of Professional...
Many advocate for education as a major, and alternative, solution.
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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.
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Jeff Sessions Is An Ignorant Monster
Writer. Founding Editor of TheOvergrown.com
There’s no reason to sugarcoat any of this anymore.
Cambodia Is Building A 'Hotel' Prison Where Inmates Can Pay To Stay
But rights groups say that inmates have been informally paying for access to basic needs like food and water for years.
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A Record Number Of Virginians Have Gotten Their Voting Rights Back, Governor Says
After the state Supreme Court said he couldn't issue a blanket order, the governor pledged to restore the rights individually.
This Program Gives Formerly Incarcerated Men A Second Chance
The Doe Fund's "Ready, Willing And Able" program helps formerly incarcerated men rebuild their lives.
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The Numbers Don't Lie: Stop Wrongful Convictions Now
Imprisoned for 22 years for a crime he didn't commit. Freed Ju...
What is being done in regard to our flawed criminal justice system?
Parents In Prison Read To Children To Boost Literacy And Connection
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
Since the program launched, more than 30,000 books have been passed from parents to children.
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