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Gender & Sexuality
Michael Giles Denied “Stand Your Ground” Defense, Mom Starts Petition
Report: Life Sentences on the Rise in American Prisons
Michigan Judge: No More Life-Without-Parole Sentences for Juveniles
Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison; Wife Sandi Gets 12
Orange is the New Black Creator Talks Diversity on the Small Screen
CeCe McDonald Pens Letter from Prison About Trayvon, Racism, and Survivor’s Guilt
John Spooner Found Guilty for the Murder of 13-Year Old Darius Simmons
California Prisons Illegally Sterilized Female Inmates
The Fight For Black Men
Philadelphia to Close 23 Public Schools While Building $400 Million Prison
REPORT: 75 Percent of Students Arrested in Chicago Public Schools Are Black
STUDY: Blacks Are Nearly 4 Times As Likely As Whites of Being Arrested for Pot Possession
VA Gov. Bob McDonnell Commits to Expediting Restoration of Voting Rights for Non-Violent Felons
Mississippi Could Soon Jail Women for Stillbirths, Miscarriages
Dear Thurgood Marshall Jr, Why Are You On The Board Of Directors For CCA?
Minnesota’s “Ban the Box” Bill Helps Ex-Offenders Find Employment
Lauryn Hill Writes Letter of Thanks to Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, and Other Supporters
Angela Davis Speaks Out on Addition of Assata Shakur to Most Wanted Terrorist List
FBI to Add Assata Shakur to Most Wanted Terrorist List; Double Reward for Her Capture
Tavon White Ran Prison Gang, Impregnated Four Guards While Behind Bars
Wisconsin Incarcerates More of Its Black Male Population Than Any Other State
Obama Administration Announce New Drug Policy Emphasizing Treatment Over Incarceration
Word to Antoine Dodson: ‘Hide Yo Kids’ from Police in Schools!
Class-Action Suit Challenges California’s Race-Based Prison Segregation Policy
Detroit Students Organize March to Protest School-to-Prison Pipeline
Family of Rekia Boyd Could Receive $4.5 Million Settlement w/ City of Chicago
STUDY: Youth Incarceration Rates Have Dropped Dramatically
Mr. President, We are Still Waiting for a Comprehensive Discussion of Gun Violence
Anti-Sagging Pants Ad Targets Black Youth; Warns of $300 Fine and Up to 3 Years in Prison?!
‘Watch Out for Fake Gun Control Reform’: What Does Meaningful Reform for Our Youth Look Like?
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