Stevenson drew a line from America’s history of white supremacy to its treatment of African Americans in the justice system.
The most interesting part of Super Bowl LIII wasn’t watching the game; it was seeing the celebrity seas part over former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick’s ostracization from the NFL. Megastars Cardi B and Rihanna, ...
The president of a prison workers union has hit back against comments made late last week by Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton that the U.S. has an "under-incarceration problem," highlighting the different conversations being had about ...
Despite the United States housing 25 percent of the world's prison population, Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton claimed Thursday that America had an "under-incarceration problem," comparing the failed American police state to Iraq and Afghanistan.
"I had no intention," wrote Gleeson, "to sentence her to the unending hardship she has endured in the job market." If you consider this a heartwarming story, you miss the point.
"There is a coming to terms that this is a regular problem, not just something that happens once in a while and unpredictably."
Obama also working with lawmakers on reforms of the criminal justice system, to reduce number of people serving long sentences for non-violent drug crimes.
"Three strikes" isn't just a serious social justice problem — it's also really expensive.