Monday, September 24, 2018

Tag: Black Mass Incarceration

Tomi Lahren Gets All Worked Up While...

Fox News host Tomi Lahren seemed to be quite bothered by hip-hop magnate Jay-Z who said President Trump was bringing out an "ugly side"...

Why This Philly DA’s Memo Is A...

Larry Krasner — the new Philadelphia district attorney who rode into office on the promise of criminal justice reform and ending mass incarceration —...

Black Incarceration Rates Are Dropping While White...

Criminal justice observers are making note of a trend in incarceration that goes against conventional wisdom and deserves attention. The rates of Black incarceration...

Class Trumps Race As Main Factor In...

What role does race play in mass incarceration? With 5 percent of the world’s population and one-quarter of its prisoners, the United States is...

What Can We Learn from the Crack...

Watching Franklin Saint slide deep into The Life on FX’s new drama “Snowfall” is fascinating because he doesn’t so much knowingly embark on a life...

Two People Granted Clemency by Obama Return...

Two people who were granted clemency by President Barack Obama have returned to prison, highlighting the larger issue of recidivism, the role of clemency...

Former Prosecutor, with a Criminal Record, Fights...

When you walk into a courtroom, there is the common perception that the individual wearing the flowing robe and sitting on the elevated bench...

Massachusetts Court Dismisses 21,000 Drug Cases After...

In what is being described as the largest single dismissal of wrongful criminal convictions in U.S. history, a Massachusetts court has dismissed over 21,000...

The Racial Achievement Gap is Directly Tied...

The reality of having a parent behind bars is taking an overwhelming toll on America's Black youth, according to a recently released study. The report...