How the Prison-Industrial Complex is Corrupting American Elections
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How the Prison-Industrial Complex is Corrupting American Elections

  (Salon) – Voting matters. Though many Americans believe that voting is either useless or…

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Rand Paul Attacks the Clintons for ‘Putting a Generation of Black Men in Prison’
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Rand Paul Attacks the Clintons for ‘Putting a Generation of Black Men in Prison’

Colin Campbell, BUSINESS INSIDER   (Business Insider) — Presidential candidate and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky)…

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Use of Video Visits for Inmates Grows, Along with Concerns
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Use of Video Visits for Inmates Grows, Along with Concerns

JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press RICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Four-year-old William Cole saw his father’s…

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Legalized Torture of Prisoners
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Legalized Torture of Prisoners

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   Freddie Gray is neither the first, nor will he…

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Bill Clinton Concedes Role in Mass Incarceration
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Bill Clinton Concedes Role in Mass Incarceration

  (CNN) – President Bill Clinton on Wednesday conceded that over-incarceration in the United States…

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Time to End Mass Incarceration
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Time to End Mass Incarceration

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   Mass incarceration in the United States is…

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Feds: Baltimore Jail Illegally Keeping Teens in Solitary
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Feds: Baltimore Jail Illegally Keeping Teens in Solitary

Juliet Linderman, ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE (AP) — Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore…

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Criminal Justice System Needs Urgent Reform
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Criminal Justice System Needs Urgent Reform

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   I know from firsthand experience that the…

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Report: Incarceration Shows Little to No Effect on Crime
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Report: Incarceration Shows Little to No Effect on Crime

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In the last two…

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States Predict Inmates’ Future Crimes with Secretive Surveys
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States Predict Inmates’ Future Crimes with Secretive Surveys

EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press RONNIE GREENE, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — On a…

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