By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia America imprisons many more of its citizens than any other developed nation, with men comprising most of the incarcerated. But the rate of growth for female imprisonment has been twice as high as that of men since 1980, according to The Sentencing Project, which estimates […]
Wisconsin Imprisons 1 in 36 Black adults. No State Has a Higher Rate.
By Clare Amari (Wisconsin Watch) Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service This story was originally published by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, where you can find other stories reporting on fifteen city neighborhoods in Milwaukee. Visit milwaukeenns.org. Wisconsin imprisons Black residents at a higher rate than any other state in the country, a new report found, highlighting long-standing […]
Police Killings Underscore Need for Reform
By Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent February 13, 2015 People participate in a protest in response to the grand jury’s decision in the Eric Garner case in Times Square in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. The grand jury cleared the white New York City police officer Wednesday in the video taped chokehold death […]