Posts tagged: Correctional Institutions - Diverse

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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

Facility Being Built at Rhode Island University Collapses

by Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press | September 1, 2015
An athletic building under construction at a private university collapsed Tuesday, injuring six [...] Read more

On Blazers and Blackness

by C. Emmanuel Little | August 30, 2015
Sometimes it’s the forced, extra warm smile. It could be an overtly cordial greeting with dis [...] 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

HBCUs, HSIs Equipped to Aid Incarcerated Youth

by Larry J. Walker | June 24, 2015
A 2013 study by RAND concluded that prisoners were 43 percent less likely to be imprisoned aft [...] Read more

When Asian Americans Hear Hate Crime, We Think of Vincent Chin

by Emil Guillermo | June 21, 2015
The anniversary of his beating death in 1982 coincides with the mourning in Charleston. [...] 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

Out for Justice

| June 4, 2015
Thrust in limelight by Freddie Gray case, Marilyn Mosby and husband Nick say HBCU helped prepar [...] Read more

Native Explorer

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

Marion Barry, The People’s Choice

by | November 23, 2014
The former city councilman and four-term mayor was nothing short of a living, breathing testame [...] Read more

Former East Stroudsburg University VP Faces Accusers in Civil Trial

by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press | October 27, 2014
Now in their 20s and early 30s, these former college students are pursuing the justice they say [...] Read more

Clemson Suspends Fraternities’ Activities After Death of Student

by Associated Press | September 24, 2014
One day after a student fatally fell from a bridge after a run with his fraternity brothers, Cl [...] Read more
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