Incarceration

A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.

The Department of Education announced funding for new tools to help those returning from prison. Grants offer a means to establish and build on existing programs. At the same time, a tool kit offers other resources.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

A Clinton aide confirmed the agreement for NewsOne in an email statement, saying that her campaign will no longer accept contributions from federally registered lobbyists or PACs for private prison companies.

The United States seems to enjoy locking people up. Despite the nation only accounting for 5 percent of the world’s population, America accounts for 25…

Half of all Black males in the United States have been behind bars by age 23, according to a new study published by academic journal…

Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life conducted a study that surveyed prison chaplains across the country. The results gave insight into how religion shapes itself for those who are incarcerated. The results were as follows: more than seven-in-10 state prison chaplains (73 percent) say that efforts by inmates to proselytize or convert other […]