Drawing of NFL Player Colin Kaepernick Kneeling against police brutality and mass incarceration.
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NFL Players Reject Pardons: Demand Prison Reform Instead

NFL players have rejected President Trump’s request for a list of prisoners that he could pardon. The players request for complete prison reform instead. NFL Speaks Out About Mass Incarceration NFL players have made it clear to President Trump. They possess the right to speak on politics and social injustice. They got the fact across Read More…

Kim Kardashian stood strong in her quest to have President Trump release Alice Johnson from federal prison.
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Prison Reform News: Kim Kardashian Successfully Lobbies For Freedom for Alice Johnson

Kim Kardashian met with President Trump to discuss prison reform and the release of Alice Marie Johnson. Just a week later, Trump ordered Johnson’s release. Not everyone is a fan of Kim Kardashian. In fact, the reality TV star is not in everyone’s good graces. But sentiments aside, Kim should be credited when she does Read More…

Meek Mill is a proud father who loves spending time with his son, even when he's on the road.
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Meek Mill Uses New Freedom & Celebrity Status to Campaign for Justice Reform

Following his recent release from prison, Philadelphia Papper Meek Mill is now engaged with criminal justice reform. He joined Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and Philly city officials to campaign for changes in criminal justice policies. Mill is using both his celebrity status and newfound freedom to bring about changes. Mills and top state officials convened Read More…

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Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invests Heavily in Promise; an App which Promises to Improve the Criminal Justice System

The justice system is massively flawed, biased, and ironically unjust. This is the tale many black families recounts with so much sorrow and sadness. One in nine black children has a parent behind bars and the reason for the incarceration is most likely inability to afford bail. Jay Z has decided to lend his voice Read More…

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A New Survey Reveals: Most Americans Support Reforms In Criminal Justice Reform

A recently released poll has found that 75 percent of Americans do believe that a lot of improvements need to be done to our criminal justice system. The research which was carried out by Public Opinion Strategies, and later presented to Justice Action Network, also assessed the political influence on this matter. Democrats led the Read More…

Mass incarceration leads to overcrowding and deplorable conditions in prisons and jails.
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New Statistics on the Decline of Mass Incarceration in the US

Reports show that high rates of incarceration do not help reduce crime. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, mass incarceration rates are down in the U.S. The increase in the incarcerated population in the United States has been a constant. With an increase that started four decades ago, it became a problem. Statistics on Mass Read More…

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Last Mile: Second Chances – XM’s New Show on Women’s Prison Reform

Last Mile: Second Chances is an exclusive new show that will air at 9.00 am ET on Sirius XM’s urban view channel 126. The show focuses on helping women transition from prison and start afresh. About the Host of Last Mile: Second Chances Topeka K. Sam justice reforms advocate will host the show. Topeka has served 3 Read More…

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American Rappers Employ Hip-Hop Lyrics to Raise Awareness for Incarceration Injustices (Part 2)

2 part series: Black entertainers, such as Hip Hop rappers and movie producers, have resorted to using their crafts to harp on justice equality and prison reform across the United States. They relate to the Black community and other minority groups. Click Here to Read Part 1 Several of these Hip Hop artists have been sentenced Read More…

J. Cole visited San Quentin State Prison to discuss mass incarceration, which he addresses in his album 4 Your Eyez Only.
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Rappers Use Hip-Hop Lyrics to Raise Awareness of Black Selective Justice

2-Part Series: African Americans are the underdog targets of selective justice in the United States. Some Hip Hop artists work hard to advocate for change. Blacks in America are generally at a disadvantage and expected to lose. They are the targets of selective justice. So, it’s not surprising that People of Color dominate the jails and Read More…