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Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness Michelle Alexander

Color Blindness

Know Your Rights: Housing and Arrests or Criminal Convictions

A criminal history can affect your eligibility for both public housing<br>and, if a landlord conducts a background check, private housing. An<br>arrest – …

Michelle Alexander: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of “Racial Control” Should Be Undone

<b>JUAN GONZÁLEZ:</b> The U.S. Justice Department has concluded that police and city courts in Ferguson, Missouri, routinely engaged in a pattern and …

Section 2 Incarceration and Its Consequences - Prison Index

Section II: Incarceration & Its Consequences<p>Variation of Incarceration Rates in the States<p>Number of prisoners in Alaska, per 100,000 population in …

New Approaches To Discipline Strive To Keep Kids Out Of Jail

School's out for the summer. For young people in New York City, if last summer was any guide, that may mean they're less likely to be arrested.<p>The connection between young people, especially poor boys of color, getting into trouble in school and getting into trouble with the law is known as the …

The Leader of the Unfree World

Mass incarceration, perhaps the greatest social crisis in modern American history, is without parallel on a global scale.<p>On Friday, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to allow nearly 50,000 nonviolent federal drug offenders to seek lower sentences. The commission's decision …