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.

African-American kids from rich families are more likely to go to prison than White kids from underprivileged households.

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 Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is back with a probing analysis titled "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration."

When 22-year-old Kalief Browder took his life, New York City heaved. Browder spent three years on Rikers Island, the infamous New York City jail where he…

President Obama is not done making his rounds in pop culture. He’s been on Buzzfeed and the WTF with Marc Maron podcast, and now he…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans…

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…

Freedom fighters Carl Dix (pictured above right) and Cornel West (pictured above center) held an intense dialogue about mass incarceration on the Upper West Side Monday evening.…