By Nazir Mobley, age 11 Earlonne Woods is co-creator, co-producer and co-host of a podcast called Ear Hustle, which tells stories about life inside the San Quentin prison in Northern California. In 1997, while in his early twenties, Woods was sentenced to 31 years to life imprisonment for attempted armed robbery. Because of his work with …
Paula Cooper, a 43-year-old woman from Indiana, was released from prison on June 17, 2013, after 28 years in jail.
Children with learning disabilities, African Americans and Latinos are more likely to be subjected to harsh disciplinary actions and to “zero-tolerance” policies, starting in elementary school, thus setting the stage for higher rates of incarceration (detention in prison) among them when they get older.
Private prisons benefit from detaining undocumented immigrants.
Bradley Manning, a 23-year-old private in the United States Army, was put in solitary confinement in a military prison outside of Washington, D. C. in June 2010.
Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens is retiring in June 2010. What sort of judge will Obama choose to replace him?
An Iraq War veteran is put in jail for writing a song in protest of an Army policy.
1 in every 100 adults in the United States is in prison, a far greater number than any other country in the world.
Six letters from women at Rikers Island Prison in New York City.
Three letters from kids about their family members who are in prison.