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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…

Unsanitary and dangerous conditions at the Baltimore City Detention center prompted civil rights lawyers from the American Civil Liberties Union to file a motion Tuesday…

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…

When Frederick Hutson landed in prison at the age of 24 on a drug trafficking charge in Florida, he was surprised to learn that it…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

After going on a 22-month hiatus following backlash from her racist remarks, Paula Deen will be returning to television. The Georgia-bred chef will debut her…

Marion “Suge” Knight was reportedly taken to a jail hospital shortly after he collapsed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Friday, the Los Angeles Times…

A mother from Cincinnati has been taken into custody and charged with aggravated murder after she allegedly beheaded her 3-month-old daughter. According to ABC 2 News and…

It’s tough enough being in jail with its closed-in walls and dismal atmosphere, but imagine being stuck in that kind of confinement while also being…

A judge in Sandy Springs, Ga. last week sentenced a sanitation worker to 30 days behind bars for, well, starting work too early, according to…

For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about…

We like to think that in the United States, all people have rights and equality; all people have a voice. However, there are 65 million…