mass incarceration

Rapper, movie star, and community activist, rapper T.I. wears many hats in the public eye, and he is adding to his repertoire. According to the Washington Post, the Atlanta-based rapper will be teaming with Ebenezer Baptist Church TTP to address nationwide concerns with mass incarceration of people of color. The conference is set to kick […]

His release is stirring momentum for the movement against mass incarceration.

A proverbial green rush is sweeping the United States of America. Once unthinkable, marijuana legalization is now taking hold in several states across the country. After a long fight against the forces of “reefer madness” public opinion has swung in favor of the green economy. Now marijuana is legal for adult use in nine US […]

Curling up with a glass of wine or a cocktail after a hard day at work is a time-honored ritual, yet many people are quick to think of someone who chooses a joint instead of a drink as a “stoner,” a label which connotes laziness, irresponsibility and a Seth Rogen laugh. Though former President Barack […]

Joseph Foster’s cries for help during a medical emergency were reportedly ignored.

New data shows that the number of incarcerated African Americans declined during the Obama-era.

New York City will close its first jail on Rikers Island this summer as part of a 10-year plan to shut down the infamous and violence-plagued jail complex.

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