Thursday, August 16, 2018

Tag: prison reform

Loni Love Defends Jay-Z and Beyoncé Against...

Loni Love has no time for haters who want to bash Jay-Z and Beyoncé's community efforts. The comedian on Wednesday clapped back at a...

Wendy Williams Doesn’t Buy Kim Kardashian’s Push...

https://youtu.be/HYE-pdT8gfg?t=6m38s Several people have been outspoken about Kim Kardashian meeting President Donald Trump to address prison reform and some — including Wendy Williams — feel...

Three Years After Mike Brown, Ferguson Can...

From top to bottom, America’s criminal justice system is truly in need of full reform — as proven by the millions of Americans currently...

Why Meek Mill Says the Arrest of...

https://youtu.be/K7JZgmz566Q?t=2m55s   As Meek Mill remains incarcerated for violating probation, the rapper has opened up about his case and what it means for criminal justice reform. "CNN...

Kushner Advocates for Prison Reform While Trump...

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, whose father served time in federal prison, is expected to present his father-in-law, President Donald Trump, with his...

Marijuana Legalization Must Address the Price Paid...

Thirty-six-year-old Ingrid Archie recounted the path to her 2004 conviction on marijuana possession charges. “I grew up in foster care, and that is how...

In Wake of Trump Win, Private Prisons...

Critics of the private prison system and its many flaws cheered earlier this year when the United States Department of Justice announced it would...

Michelle Alexander Not Optimistic About Policies Fixing...

Michelle Alexander's best-selling book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, hit store shelves in 2010, offering readers a much-needed...

The Unfortunate Crack in Prison Reform: Where...

When President Barack Obama came into office, he had an ambitious and broad agenda, which included many changes, such as prison reform. However, Obama...

GOP Kentucky Governor Has Prevented the Restoration...

Newly elected Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has been making headlines since his election campaign. He ran on taking down the Affordable Care Act and now he...

Crime Bill Aims to Give Judges Leeway...

The Obama administration is supporting a bipartisan bill that aims to reduce the nation’s overburdened criminal justice system, according to The Associated Press. The legislation...

8 Reasons President Obama’s Move to Free...

Obama Signs "Not So" Fair Sentencing Act In 2010,  President Obama signed the so-called Fair Sentencing Act to address the disparity of harsher sentencing for...

America Is Ripe for Reform as Congress...

American mass incarceration has been a bipartisan effort, brought on by the war on drugs and has bee  particularly harmful to the Black community....

President Obama Wants to End Mass Incarceration,...

Nearing the end of his term in office, President Obama is focusing on the problems facing the U.S. criminal justice system, and more generally...

Wrongfully Convicted Man Wants to Change the...

Anthony Graves spent nearly 20 years behind bars, including 12 in solitary confinement, for a string of murders he didn’t commit. Now that the...

President Pushes to Give Offenders a Second...

Throughout the last year, President Obama has been adamant about rolling out new policies to assist in prison reform and reducing the high rates...

Obama Commutes Prison Terms of 8, Making...

President Obama lifted the spirits of prison reform advocates by granting a holiday gift to eight convicted drug offenders, commuting their prison terms and...