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There’s an update, of sorts, regarding the fate of notoriously violent prison Rikers Island. “The bell is about to toll for Rikers Island, as the City Council plans to vote today on Mayor de Blasio’s polarizing plan to replace the scandal-scarred complex with four smaller, regional jails that will hold far fewer inmates,” the NY […]

The "Stomp" gospel spitter loses his sibling to incarceration.

Meek’s mentors and advisors convinced the Philly MC to step away from prison reform meeting at White House.

Plus 5 more celebrities who are fighting for criminal justice reform.

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A New York City man who stole baby formula from a Pathmark supermarket last Thursday was charged with two counts of grand larceny

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The president is also expected to focus on some of his signature issues, such as criminal justice reform, after he leaves the White House

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Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he stepped through the doors of Oklahoma’s El Reno to talk to inmates and law enforcement officers about the current state of our criminal justice system. Literally […]

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A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the…

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In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he travels to Oklahoma next week. On Thursday, Obama will meet with law enforcement officials and inmates at El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside Oklahoma City. According to a […]