Criminal Justice News

News: prisoners trapped inside mandatory evacuation zone in SC; bad news out of Nevada

Prisoners in more ways than one? Why am I not surprised that prisoners in three South Carolina prisons will not be among those removed from Hurricane Florence's destructive path, even though they are within the mandatory evacuation zone. The welfare of prisoners is seldom a priority, only the perception that administrators are doing their best.… Continue reading News: prisoners trapped inside mandatory evacuation zone in SC; bad news out of Nevada

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Commentary

We all have a stake in making a difference

(This is an updated commentary from my podcast, "One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice." Nonetheless, the message is still relevant and underlies my criminal justice advocacy.) I thought that dealing with the stress of having an incarcerated loved one would end with the death of my son in prison, so many years ago. It did… Continue reading We all have a stake in making a difference

The Legacy Museum and The National Peace and Justice Memorial

A Dark History Re-visited

From April  25 through April 27, I was in Montgomery, Alabama, for the opening of two new museums commemorating the African-American experience in America and to attend the Equal Justice Initiative's Peace and Justice Summit. (Read about Day One ) DAY TWO April 26 A gathering of the faithful: An electric energy permeated the Equal Justice… Continue reading A Dark History Re-visited