Incarceration

A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.

According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

The Department of Education announced funding for new tools to help those returning from prison. Grants offer a means to establish and build on existing programs. At the same time, a tool kit offers other resources.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

A Clinton aide confirmed the agreement for NewsOne in an email statement, saying that her campaign will no longer accept contributions from federally registered lobbyists or PACs for private prison companies.

The United States seems to enjoy locking people up. Despite the nation only accounting for 5 percent of the world’s population, America accounts for 25…

This is not the first time an inmate set for execution has been found to be wrongfully convicted. With the advent of DNA technology, among other things, it seems the justice system has been able to correct itself somewhat. Still, the prison industrial complex keeps a disproportionate amount of Black men and women behind bars, […]