Tagged: mass incarceration
Two decades before Bernie Sanders’ presidential candidacy, the hip-hop artist described the absurdity of inequality in America that continues to get worse today.
An emerging grassroots, family-based movement, sustained by the love of mothers across the nation, reminds us that mothers are leaders as well as nurturers, teachers as well as advocates.
More than 5 million children have a parent in jail. A country that allows such massive infliction of trauma on its children is a country whose entire future is in question.
Democracy Spring demonstrated an opportunity for cross-issue collaboration: fighting big money in politics.
Inmates on their deathbeds should be free to spend their final days with their loved ones.
While it represents a step forward, 'ban the box' only goes so far in addressing deeper systemic issues fueling mass incarceration.
You're invited to a brown bag lunch discussion with Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Domestic Awardee Daryl Atkinson, an emerging leader fighting for the restoration of the human rights for people with criminal records.
Can the pope's emphasis on criminal justice reform begin to shift the ideological landscape in Washington?
As the Scots begin tackling their rising incarceration problem, America should learn from them.
China has its vanishing girls. North Korea has its disappeared prisoners. And America has a generation of missing, jailed, and dead black men.