Juneteenth marks the end of slavery in America. But with over 2 million of us behind bars, has it really ended — or just transformed?
A DC law seeks to identify and address the root causes of crime while moving away from the failed status quo of policing and punishment.
A country’s greatness is measured not by its richest, but by how it treats its most vulnerable members. By that measure, we’re a certified shithole.
The United States is one of the top incarcerators of women in the world, which breaks up families and endangers children.
Using restorative justice techniques as an alternative to prison has a surprising group of supporters: victims of violence.
How drug-related suffering can bring black and white families together against a failed punitive model.
Karen Dolan, a Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies will share her research and advocacy on the intersecting nature of racial discrimination, poverty, and policing.
Raising up bold new perspectives on racial justice through dialogue, media analysis and a call to action!
If Hillary win this November, Bill Clinton would have the unique opportunity to right the wrongs of his administration.
Join us in honoring and examining the just-released “Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice” by the Movement for Black Lives.
One mother’s fight to shut down a private juvenile corrections facility in Louisiana known for its brutality and big profits.
Emmett Till’s mother brought awareness to America’s failed, racist justice system over 60 years ago. Today, mothers are still at the forefront of the fight for justice for their children and all children.
Two decades before Bernie Sanders’ presidential candidacy, the hip-hop artist described the absurdity of inequality in America that continues to get worse today.
An emerging grassroots, family-based movement, sustained by the love of mothers across the nation, reminds us that mothers are leaders as well as nurturers, teachers as well as advocates.