From self-harming in groups to starvation and self-immolation, women are overwhelmingly more likely than men to hurt themselves while incarcerated. So why isn’t the prison system responding?
Month: October 2016
A man has been convicted of the murder of Sikh waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar 17 years after he first stood trial for the killing. The victim’s family sobbed as Ronnie Coulter was found guilty of fatally stabbing the 32-year-old in November 1998.
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Support for the death penalty for convicted murderers is the lowest it’s been since President Richard Nixon was in office, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
After autistic teenager Mzee Mohammed died in custody in Liverpool this summer, his family buried him in the Caribbean. Afua Hirsch reports, and hears why the Jamaican diaspora are so concerned for the safety of their young men in Britain.
State’s Attorney for Baltimore, Maryland, Marilyn J. Mosby is interviewed by Shoshana Guy, Senior Producer NBC News while walking through the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, where Freddie Gray was arrested.
Ava DuVernay’s new documentary chronicles how our justice system has been driven by racism from the days of slavery to today’s era of mass incarceration. The film, “13th,” is named for the constitutional amendment that abolished slavery.