New Report Shows Prison Can Block Access to Education for Life
Data sheds light on the educational mobility of formerly incarcerated people.
New Docuseries Highlights the Impact of Wrong Convictions
The first episode of Vice’s “Innocence Ignored” explores the many drawbacks of Alford pleas.
Immigrants Seeking American Citizenship Face Extreme Delays
More than 700,000 permanent residents are waiting for their applications to be processed.
MacArthur Foundation Commits $148 Million to Criminal Justice Reform
The organization’s Safety and Justice Challenge now includes a network of 52 cities and counties creating innovative solutions to reduce over-incarceration.
Central-American Asylum Seekers Respond to Trump's Lies
Some people traveling with the caravan remain hopeful that the United States will offer them assistance.
Amendment 4 Could Restore Voting Rights for Millions of Formerly Incarcerated People in Florida
People with felony convictions in the Sunshine State face some of the harshest voting laws in the nation.
REPORT: TV Refuses to Shake Xenophobic Stereotypes
A new study argues that narrative television still disproportionately portrays immigrants as uneducated criminals.
Mass Migration March Continues As Roughly 3,000 Hondurans Head for U.S. Border
March of the Migrant grows in strength despite warnings from the Trump administration that the group won’t be allowed in the country.
Watch 'The Hate U Give' Take On 'The Talk'
A teaser for the upcoming screen adaptation of Angie Thomas’ Black Lives Matter-inspired book features Russell Hornsby teaching his character’s young children about the dangers of police violence.
Republicans Attack 'Dangerous' Immigrants As Midterms Approach
A new report finds that Republican politicians are relying on fear tactics and lies to rally voters in the most competitive midterm races.
Trump Administration to Suspend Dozens Of Environmental and Health Laws to Build Border Wall
Activists says residents and wildlife along the wall’s proposed route are in danger.
Tamir Rice's Mom Wants to Know Why Another Ohio PD Hired the Troubled Cop Who Killed Her Son (Updated)
Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, was offered a new police job at another Ohio department. Rice’s mother, Samaria, is demanding answers.
With Detention Centers at Capacity, ICE Begins Releasing Immigrant Families
Unable to keep up with case files at the Arizona-Mexico border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement is releasing apprehended immigrants to churches and other nonprofits.
Citing Racial Bias, Judge Blocks Trump Administration from Terminating TPS
A district judge extends protection from deportation for some 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Sudan, Nicaragua and Haiti.
Senate Votes to Place Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court
Activists disrupted the proceedings as Vice President Mike Pence called for the vote.
Jury Finds Jason Van Dyke Guilty of Murdering Laquan McDonald
The former Chicago Police Department officer shot the Black teenager 16 times as he was retreating.
Philly Mural Project 'Portraits of Justice' Confronts Mass Incarceration
Formerly incarcerated artists working with Mural Arts Philadelphia created a new art installation in defiance of former mayor and police chief Frank Rizzo’s history of violence in the city.
Series of New Laws Overhauls California's Criminal Justice System
Governor Jerry Brown signs a slew of measures aimed at reducing prison population and stemming the criminalization of people of color.
Inspector General Issues Scathing Report on Family Separation Policy
The government watchdog spotlights widespread disarray among federal agencies tasked with implementing the Trump administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy.
The Race-Focused Books We're Reading This Fall
As the nights grow long and the warm weather recedes, let these books on race, history and culture offer you insight and reflection this fall.