mass incarceration

Today we’re going to talk about a topic that impacts more women and families than we think. When we think about the injustices in prison industrial system, Black men are often the first, and only topic of discussion. But Black women are suffering too—and not just because her ‘boo’ is locked up. March is women’s […]

Attorney General Jeff Sessions taps a criminal justice hard-liner as his lieutenant, signaling an end to reforms.

"13th" analyzes the criminalization of African-Americans, the U.S. prison boom, and their connections to the 13th Amendment.

Rep. Jeffries dissected the history of Africans in America and the Black experience in the United States.

Out of 100,000 people in America, 716 are currently behind bars and sadly, there are a disproportionate number of African-Americans serving time in our nation's prison industrial complex.

Traditionally, District Attorneys side with law enforcement when prosecuting crimes. Martin asked Mosby how she balances her role as a prosecutor with the desire to seek justice for the people of Baltimore. Mosby explained, "At the end of the day, the reason I became a prosecutor is because the mission of a prosecutor is to seek justice over convictions."

Senghor told Martin he was sentenced to 17 to 40 years at the age of 19: "Going into that environment, I had no hopes of ever getting out. I didn't even think about getting out, it was pretty much like I had to leave everything I knew about life behind and prepare myself to do the rest of my life in prison."

​​ Hillary Clinton expressed regret about the comments she made against African-Americans twenty years ago after an activist confronted her during a fundraising event this week. In a written statement to The Washington Post, Clinton attributed her life’s work to helping children who have been discouraged and oppressed by the system. She also said her choice to […]

President Obama gave a historical speech yesterday. At 5:20 P.M specifically, The President spoke about the Child-Centric Framework. He didn’t call it that, but he…

On Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially announced his progressive contract with America, in which he detailed a 13-point plan to fight income…