He Thought Prison was Rough. Then he Got Out.

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Let’s break the stigma of criminal records. Everyone deserves a second chance.

Our History

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Dannie Maddox gives us a count down to take us back step by step to her birth

Walked in Blind

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What do you do when anxiety can attack at any moment?

Immigrants for Sale

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Private prisons sell people like products

Brotherhood

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Anthony Rios pays tribute to his primary male role model. His brother.

War Zone, That’s Where I’m From

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P.O.P.S. writer Kei’Arri McGruder hits hard with cold truth about survival

P.O.P.S. Special Significance to a Student

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Venice High School has an amazing club called Pain of the Prison System, also known as P.O.P.S.

The Psychology of Police Sketches — and Why They’re Usually Wrong

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We see police sketches in the news all the time, but do they actually work?

Innocent

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Family tension can lead to false allegations of abuse, Mariana Hernandez saw her father face the charges.

#64: John Legend Launches #FreeAmerica to End Mass Incarceration

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John Legend announced this week he’s starting a multi-year campaign to end mass incarceration.

The Guts of My Father’s Razor

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Adam Lobaugh’s first hand examination of masculinity in society and incarceration.

I am an Immigrant

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A young man comes to a new country, a new language, a new vulnerability.

There Are Four

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The simple arithmetic of friendship, when four becomes one.

PAWS For Life

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The dogs’ death sentences were stayed, they were sent to prison instead. How does their treatment compare with an incarcerated man?

Criminal Justice Reform? There’s an App for That.

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Criminal justice reform takes more than discussion and legislation. It takes courage, action, and maybe some new technology.

What Do You Do When You are Stuck?

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Can you look back and smile while your feet are glued?