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'Jerome Project' Investigates The Racial Bias Of The Prison Industrial Complex

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts

"The Jerome Project" began in 2011, when artist Titus Kaphar was researching his father Jerome's prison records. Kaphar, who was born in Kalamazoo, Mi...

When the Justice System Fails

Peak Johnson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime
Peak Johnson

For young black men in Philadelphia, sometimes just walking down the street is all it takes to earn a two-month stint in jail.

Real Talk: Did Brandon White's Attackers Really Deserve Five Years In Prison?

Rob Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Smith

While White's beating was absolutely brutal and needed to be dealt with swiftly and effectively, this is yet another example of young black men being thrown into the prison system with a seemingly excessive sentence.

Empowering Our Black Boys

Lamees El-sadek | Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices
Lamees El-sadek

It's well understood it takes a village to raise a child, but as illustrated through Andres' narrative, I am strongly of the opinion not only has our village abandoned our black boys, our country is actually deliberately and permanently keeping these males at the bottom rungs.