The law now blamed for mass incarceration is on few Democratic voters' radar, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey suggests.
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.
City officials are demanding answers as inmates and workers at the Metropolitan Detention Center remain with limited power.
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.
“How can I pledge allegiance to the flag, when they killing all our sons, all our dads?"
Discussing praise and who earns it is an effective way to set the historical record straight.
But the movement to oust hardline prosecutors did score some wins Tuesday night.
Eric Smith and Alleadhin “Ali” Qandah have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit to take on the St. Charles County Jail for alleged abuse.
She forced the nation to confront the brutality of lynching. She deserves a monument of her own.
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.
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."
There are 219,000 women locked up in the U.S. Many have not been convicted.
Many advocate for education as a major, and alternative, solution.