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Black Mass A riveting drama that takes us into territory previously unexplored in gangster movies.
Brian J. Pierce in We Walk the Path Together What you do to these men, you do to God.
Standing Tall A disturbing French film about those who try to help an anti-social, violent, and angry teenage delinquent.
Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four An account of a miscarriage of justice that reveals the enduring and scary shadow elements afoot in American society.
A Civil Rights Issue: Mass Incarceration in the U.S. In an article for alternet.org Chris Hedges examines the strong connections between being poor and going to prison in the United States. Of the 2.2 million people locked up at the moment, 97% of fed…
Locked Up and Locked Out On April 11, 2014, the New America Foundation held a program titled "Locked Up and Locked Out: Securing a Second Chance at Economic Citizenship for Ex-Offenders." Monica Potts was on a panel which r…
The Blood Is at the Doorstep An expose of police violence against a mentally ill black man in Milwaukee.
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail The little-known story of the trial of a Chinatown family-owned bank in the wake of the financial debacle of 2008.
Skyrocketing Prison Population Devastating U.S. Society On Commondreams.org Sarah Lazare shares the dire impact of four decades of massive imprisonments in the United States. This report by the National Research Council (an arm of the National Academy of…
Racism Illustrations of ways we can gain a deeper understanding of racism in our world and develop empathy and compassion for its victims – through books, book excerpts, quotes, blog posts, personal explor…