Drop the Rock

By IndyKids Staff In April, leading democrats in New York successfully repealed strict drug laws enacted in the 1970s. The Rockefeller drug laws, named after former Governor Nelson Rockefeller, imposed long mandatory prison sentences for minor drug offenses and tended...

Schools, Not Prisons

By DESTINY JACKSON and PAULA MCINTOSH Too many African Americans, including young people, are going to prison. In the United States, black people are only 12 percent of the population, but make up 44 percent of the federal prison population. In every single state,...