Posts tagged: Correctional Education - Diverse

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Correctional Education: “America’s Balm of Gilead”

by Tracy Andrus | November 6, 2019 At no time post-civil rights, has there been a period that has offered a brighter glimmer of ho Read more

Former Prisoner Advocates for Social Justice

by Christina Sturdivant | January 25, 2016
Dwayne Betts, imprisoned for more than eight years, has turned his life around and become an au [...] Read more

Catholic University Finds Clemency Project Rewarding Experience

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | January 18, 2016
CUA’s Columbus School of Law is one of 30 law schools involved in the Clemency Project 2014 t [...] Read more

Expanding Postsecondary Opportunities for Incarcerated Americans

by Michelle Asha Cooper and Julie Ajinkya | August 12, 2015
In the past three decades the United States’ incarceration rate has exploded, with seven mill [...] Read more

In Case You Missed It…

| August 6, 2015
Last Year, Fewer Black Men Applied to Med School than in 1978 Senate Seeks Ways to Take Income [...] Read more

Administration Wants to Give Prisoners Access to Pell Grants

by Associated Press | July 28, 2015
The Obama administration is taking steps to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. [...] Read more

Judge Denies Freed Illinois Man Certificate of Innocence

by Associated Press | June 18, 2015
A Cook County judge on Thursday denied a certificate of innocence to a man whose murder convict [...] Read more

The Lunar New Year Starts and the Day of Remembrance Never Ends

by | February 23, 2015
Special times as communities celebrate and commemorate. [...] Read more

Native Explorer

| December 4, 2014
In this issue, Diverse profiles the Bard Prison Initiative and other prison education programs, [...] Read more

Ex-Offender/Law School Grad’s White House Access Plight Brings Reality to Table

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 8, 2014
When a delegation went to the White House recently to deliver a set of policy recommendations r [...] Read more

Trial Date for Five Charged in FAMU Hazing Death Set

by Associated Press | May 27, 2014
The five remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major are heade [...] Read more

Gilda R. Daniels – Associate Professor of Law, University of Baltimore

| April 25, 2014
A voting rights expert, Daniels is an associate professor of law at the University of Baltimore [...] Read more

Howard Univ. Honors Mandela in Photo Exhibit

by Jamal Watson | December 8, 2013
“Nelson Mandela: Character, Comrade, Leader, Prisoner, Negotiator, Statesmen,” a 37-panel e [...] Read more

Former Florida A&M Band Member Pleads No Contest in Hazing Death

by Associated Press | April 16, 2013
A former Florida A&M University student faces a possible prison term after he pleaded no contes [...] Read more

Forum: Black Male Incarceration Adds to Social Woes Predicted in Moynihan Report

by Ronald Roach | February 24, 2013
Scholar and author Michelle Alexander says misguided criminal justice policies have worsened co [...] Read more
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