Teens from Parkland and Chicago Ask: 'How Many More Must Die?'
Student organizers Brandon Dasent and Amina Henderson unite to push for gun control that will keep kids in their communities safer.
21 Savage Released From ICE Custody
The rapper’s attorneys joined activists and musical collaborators in demanding ICE release him and halt deportation proceedings.
Report Uncovers High Cost of Phone Calls at Local Jails Across U.S.
Prison Policy Initiative’s “State of Phone Justice” exposes lucrative phone contracts that prey on pretrial detainees.
California Pulls Hundreds of National Guard Troops From Southern Border
Governor Gavin Newsom says the state won’t be part of the president’s “manufactured crisis.”
Young Love Battles Deportation in Trailer for 'The Sun is Also a Star'
Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton bring Nicola Yoon’s bestselling novel to life.
Thousands of Migrants Stalled at Texas Border, Pentagon Sends 250 Troops
Many asylum-seekers are considering moving to another official port of entry.
Can 9-1-1 Protocols Protect Us From 'Barbecue Beckys'?
White people calling the police on people of color for simply existing isn’t just annoying. It can be dangerous. Could the solution lie in how 9-1-1 workers dispatch calls?
Activists and Artists Mobilize Against 21 Savage's Deportation
“The circumstances of Mr. Abraham-Joseph’s detention stand as a testament to the consistent and historically under-reported harassment and targeting of Black immigrants,” Patrisse Cullors notes.
New Tool Maps Arrests Nationwide With Eye to Reform
Vera Institute of Justice’s new Arrest Trends interactive database underscores racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
Hundreds of Guatemalan Migrants Arrested at Arizona Border
Of the 242 people taken into custody, 130 of them were children.
Mexican Government Will Accept U.S. Asylum-Seekers
Mexican officials insist that their acceptance of the Trump administration’s new migrant policy does not mean they agree with it.
Kiese Laymon Wins Andrew Carnegie Medal, Gives Prize Money to Young Mississippians
The “Heavy: An American Memoir” author and educator will donate his prize money from the American Library Association award to organizations that work with young people in his home state.
U.S. to Send Some Asylum-Seekers to Mexico
It’s reportedly the first step in the Trump administration’s new border policy.
Lawsuits Say Migrant Children Being Used to 'Catch' Other Immigrants
At least four federal lawsuits have been filed against the Trump administration alleging a corrupt alliance between the Office of Refugee Resettlement and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
REPORT: In Wisconsin, Black and Native People Hardest Hit by Probation, Parole
A new report from Columbia University Justice Lab reveals that Black and Native folks in the state are subject to “structural disadvantages that make adhering to the requirements of community corrections more difficult for people of color.”
Women Convicted for Leaving Food and Water for Migrants
The No More Deaths volunteers face up to six months in prison after a federal judge found them guilty of “abandonment of property.”
Jason Van Dyke Sentenced to 6 Years, 9 Months for Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer could be back on the street in just over three years.
Gov't Says Thousands More Migrant Children Were Separated From Families Than Reported
The Trump administration began its family separation policy earlier than what was originally reported.
STUDY: Why the Ban on Pell Grants for Incarcerated People Should Be Lifted
Postsecondary education greatly increases employment opportunities and wages for the formerly incarcerated.
Justice in America Podcast Co-Hosts Shout Out Criminal Justice Reformers
As the show returns for a second season, Josie Duffy Rice and Clint Smith III talk to Colorlines about the activists and organizations fighting to remake the nation’s criminal justice system.