Mass Incarceration

T.I., New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Join Forces to Bail Out Nonviolent Offenders for Easter | The Grapevine, The Root

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Jay Connor, The Grapevine, The Root Carlotta Outley Brown, who took over as principal at James Madison High School during the current school year has implemented a dress code for parents. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP), Featured Image spent my Easter Sunday deviating between inhaling jelly beans and watching Kanye pass out communion wafers through a peep hole. […]
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Missouri man wrongfully imprisoned for 17 years sues police | AP

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Nathan Skethaw, AP In this Sept. 2016 file photo, David Robinson poses for a portrait in the visiting area inside Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City, Mo. Robinson, wrongly imprisoned 17 years for murder alleges in a federal lawsuit that police not only knew he was innocent before his conviction, but helped prevent it from being overturned. The Southeast […]
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill | The New York Times

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FacebookTwitterMailNicholas Fandos , The New York Times — The Senate overwhelmingly approved on Tuesday the most substantial changes in a generation to the tough-on-crime prison and sentencing laws that ballooned the federal prison population and created a criminal justice system that many conservatives and liberals view as costly and unfair. The First Step Act would expand job training and other […]
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1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey. ">1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey.

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The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey.
1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Black Incarceration Rates Are Dropping While White Rates Rises, But What’s Really Behind This Surprising Trend? Criminal justice observers are making note of a trend in incarceration that goes against conventional wisdom and deserves attention.">Black Incarceration Rates Are Dropping While White Rates Rises, But What’s Really Behind This Surprising Trend? Criminal justice observers are making note of a trend in incarceration that goes against conventional wisdom and deserves attention.

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Criminal justice observers are making note of a trend in incarceration that goes against conventional wisdom and deserves attention.
Black Incarceration Rates Are Dropping While White Rates Rises, But What’s Really Behind This Surprising Trend? Criminal justice observers are making note of a trend in incarceration that goes against conventional wisdom and deserves attention." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...” ">Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...”

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“Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...”
Why Are American Prisons So Afraid of This Book? | The New York Times “Some prison officials are determined to keep the people they lock in cages as ignorant as possible about the racial, social and political forces that have made the United States the most punitive nation on earth...” " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Why Celebrities Are Rallying Behind Cyntoia Brown, a Woman Spending Life in Prison | The New York Times Cyntoia Brown, who has spent the past 13 years in prison, had no idea that she would suddenly gain the public support of an A-list parade of celebrities on Tuesday.">Why Celebrities Are Rallying Behind Cyntoia Brown, a Woman Spending Life in Prison | The New York Times Cyntoia Brown, who has spent the past 13 years in prison, had no idea that she would suddenly gain the public support of an A-list parade of celebrities on Tuesday.

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Cyntoia Brown, who has spent the past 13 years in prison, had no idea that she would suddenly gain the public support of an A-list parade of celebrities on Tuesday.
Why Celebrities Are Rallying Behind Cyntoia Brown, a Woman Spending Life in Prison | The New York Times Cyntoia Brown, who has spent the past 13 years in prison, had no idea that she would suddenly gain the public support of an A-list parade of celebrities on Tuesday." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The Rise of Incarceration in Los Angeles: An Interview with Kelly Lytle Hernandez | Black Perspectives, AAIHS In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).">The Rise of Incarceration in Los Angeles: An Interview with Kelly Lytle Hernandez | Black Perspectives, AAIHS In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).

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In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017).
The Rise of Incarceration in Los Angeles: An Interview with Kelly Lytle Hernandez | Black Perspectives, AAIHS In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017)." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones | The New York Times Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.">From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones | The New York Times Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.

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Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.
From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones | The New York Times Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More