Movies & TV
Families Of Florida Inmates Protest Changes To Visitation Schedules
Prison officials blame staff shortages and contraband for the new guidlines.
Meek Mill’s Mother, Rev. Al Sharpton And More Speak Out Against His Case At UPENN
Students, professors, activists and families of those currently incarcerated filled the space in efforts to help those caught underneath the prison industrial complex and bring…
Deconstructing The National Anthem With Conceptual Wonder Ekene Ijeoma
"If the United States is five percent of the world’s population but has 25 percent of the world’s incarcerated population, is that what the American dream…
Dascha Polanco’s Fight For Incarcerated Women Of Color Is Something You Should Know
Dascha dishes on the power of unity, and helping jailed women reunite with their familes.
Denzel Washington Believes We Can Thwart Mass Incarceration By Increasing Family Values
"If a young man doesn’t have a father figure, he’ll go find a father figure."
Pusha T Releases New PSA Advocating For Prison Reform
Pusha T recites prison story from the perspective of an ex-inmate.
Pusha T Creates PSA In Support Of Cali’s Marijuana Bill
The G.O.O.D Music president hopes the passing of the bill will motivate other states to do the same and stop America's mass incarceration problem.
T.I. On The Prison System: “It’s Incentivized Incarceration”
A new Vevo video shows the southern rapper at his most political.
Movies & TV
Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ Takes A Historical Look At The Link Between Slavery And Mass Incarceration
"We now have more African-Americans under criminal supervision than all the slaves back in the 1850s,” Cory Booker.
Movies & TV
Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ Documentary Will Spark A Necessary Conversation About Mass Incarceration
'13th' will explore mass incarceration in the U.S., and the staggering numbers of how many African American men and women fill the prison system.
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John Legend Lends Voice For Prison Reform, Urges To End The War On Drugs
John Legend acknowledges that we are all just ordinary people, but the way we penalize non-violent crimes isn’t quite so. The singer/songwriter penned a piece…
According To Bill Clinton, Mass Incarceration Stems From Policies Implemented During His Presidency
Unfortunately, laws passed during President Clinton's administration are the reason for current mass incarceration.
Hillary Clinton Wants To ‘End The Era Of Mass Incarceration’
Hillary Clinton addresses the Freddie Gray tragedy and criminal justice reform at Columbia University.
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Do your habits. Don’t let your habits do you.
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