Posts tagged: Correctional Institutions - Diverse


Activists, Educators Converge for Princeton Prison Conference

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 26, 2011
Panelists, including Ohio State University Associate Professor of Law Michelle Alexander, denou [...] Read more

NAACP, Newt Gingrich Urge Prison Reform

by Associated Press | April 11, 2011
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People released a report on Thursday th [...] Read more

Northwestern University Journalism Professor Launches Innocence Project

by Karen Hawkins, The Associated Press | March 30, 2011
David Protess will go on leave for the spring quarter to work on the Chicago Innocence Project, [...] Read more

Learning Life Lessons from Kemba

by Reginald Stuart | December 24, 2010
In sharing her story of redemption, Kemba Smith Pradia helps the vulnerable stay on track, one [...] Read more

Alabama Prisons Big Beneficiary of Education Stimulus Money

by Associated Press | December 23, 2010
The biggest recipient of Alabama's federal stimulus dollars for education isn't a school system [...] Read more

From Prison to Policymaking

by Katti Gray | March 10, 2010
NuLeadership, a City University of New York-based think tank staffed with formerly incarcerated [...] Read more

Locked Out of Higher Education

by Garry Boulard | March 3, 2010
State budget cuts are crippling support for prison education programs throughout the U.S. [...] Read more

Panel Approves Justice Reform Bill

by Charles Dervarics | January 26, 2010
After months of inaction, a U.S. Senate panel has approved a comprehensive review of the natio [...] Read more

Tough Times: African-American Realities Beneath the Breakthroughs

by Reginald Stuart | October 30, 2009
Despite enjoying progress on political fronts, poverty, HIV/AIDS and unemployment still plague [...] Read more

Law Professor: Criminal Justice Reform Begins With Jury Nullification

by Michelle Nealy | July 2, 2009
Paul Butler, a professor of law at George Washington University and former Washington prosecuto [...] Read more

Decrying Over-Representation of African-Americans in Prisons, Reformers Ask Senate for Changes

by Charles Dervarics | June 12, 2009
Reforming the nation’s ailing criminal justice system can help African-Americans and many of [...] Read more

UA Navajo Roommate Case Ends in Guilty Verdict

by Associated Press | September 30, 2008
A young woman accused of stabbing her roommate to death in their University of Arizona dorm roo [...] Read more

Congressional Leaders, Scholars Gather to Strategize on Black Male Issues

by Jamal Watson | July 14, 2008
For the third consecutive year, more than a 1,000 academics, activists and political leaders ga [...] Read more

New Reports Illustrate Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice System

by Michelle J. Nealy | May 9, 2008
Marking the 35th anniversary of New York’s controversial Rockefeller drug laws, the tough man [...] Read more

Missouri Professor Taps Time in Streets for Study of Prison

by Associated Press | March 5, 2008
Wearing shorts in 30-degree weather and a yellow raincoat revealing tattoos on his left triceps [...] Read more