Robert Saleem Holbrook: Truthout – Decades ago, most people had never even heard the term “death by incarceration,” the racially discriminatory and cruel practice commonly known as life imprisonment. Now in 2023, the United Nations has condemned it and called on the United States to abolish it….
UN ‘Special Rapporteur on Racism’ Charges U.S. Death by Incarceration Prison Sentences Especially Hurt Black, Latinx People Criminalized in Context of Domestic Violence
The Vanguard Staff: The Davis Vanguard — NEW YORK CITY, NY – The United Nations special rapporteur on racism this week released, according to the California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP), a powerful statement charging the U.S. “makes it way too easy for people to receive death-by-incarceration prison sentences, especially Black and Latino people and…
Thomas O’Neil-White: WBFO-FM 88.7 • BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Elder Parole bill would grant an automatic parole hearing to an incarcerated person 55 years and older who has served 15 years of their sentence…
Erica Bouska: Troy Record — TROY, N.Y. — Community advocates and others gathered Tuesday to call for the passage of two parole reform bills and celebrate those in the Capital Region who received awards from state legislators for their crime reduction work….
By: Wyatt Stayner, ScheerPost — When Theresa Grady, 62, calls her husband in prison, she tries not to let her voice crack and does her best not to cry. Sometimes, though, her upbeat veneer fractures, she told Prison Journalism Project….