After nearly 15 years behind bars, Erika Ray is getting another day in court.
This Black August, incarcerated organizers are calling on supporters to step up in the spirit of abolition.
The midsection shackle, which requires a guard standing over the birthing process, is offered as “hands-on” care.
If only society prioritized treatment and rehabilitation over punishment there would be far fewer “repeat offenders.”
Thousands of people released because of the pandemic now face reincarceration.
People diagnosed with mental illnesses are disproportionately incarcerated or killed during encounters with police.
ICE was also ordered to end its contract with a county jail accused of performing forced hysterectomies on migrants.
While the report’s scope is limited to Illinois, its recommendations are relevant to women’s incarceration nationwide.
Patterns of incarceration lay bare the relationship between race, poverty and pollution.
The proposal exposed a deep rift among Democrats over how far to push their agenda on racial justice.