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Soaring costs, social-science data drive slash in state-prison populations

As Earth’s most prolific jailer, America faces a thorny question: What do you do with millions of inmates when they return home? That challenge...

America Nears Sweeping Reform of a Criminal Justice System that Has Decimated Black Communities

First of a Two Part SeriesWhen a new inmate steps behind the walls of a prison in Georgia, the entirety of his or her...

Prison phone rates generate billions for companies – and cause stress for black families

Garry Lawrence’s family worried about paying his legal fees. But phoning him in prison nearly bankrupted them.When Garry was arrested almost seven years ago...

Rapper Gucci Mane pens open letter to fans from prison

Controversial rapper, Gucci Mane, known for mixtapes such as 2009's The Burrprint and his latest release TrapGod 3 is currently serving a three year...

Black Male Achievement, Hip Hop in the Academy; 2 Educators Speak Out

Hip-Hop historian Davey D spoke with community activist and educator Brenden Anderson about Black Male achievement, effective teaching methods, and the school to prison pipeline on his...

Black August: Christopher Trotter

1) Sign Christopher's Change. Org Petition2) Visit The PetitionSite.Com3) Add Christopher on Facebook 4) Write Christopher a letter Christopher Trotter #862556, P.O.Box 1111, Carlisle, Indiana 47838

Killer of toddler sentenced to 55 years in prison

INDIANAPOLIS - A 19-year-old man who pleaded guilty to beating his girlfriend's 15-month-old daughter to death with a belt has been sentenced to 55...

Pope gunman to be released from Turkish prison

The gunman who wounded Pope John Paul II said Wednesday he would answer questions about the 1981 attack after he is released from prison...

Last of three prison escapees captured in Indiana

(CNN) — The last of three prisoners who escaped from Indiana State Prison earlier this month has been captured, authorities said Thursday. Lance Battreal,...
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