Published in 2016, University of Michigan historian Heather Ann Thompson’s Pulitzer-prize-winning history of the 1971 Attica Prison Uprising, Blood In the Water, was released in paperback this fall. 54 more words
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Mass Incarceration has become a prison system issue as 2.2 million people are incarcerated every year with the majority of those being people of color. 550 more words
86 Percent of Women in Jail Are Sexual-Violence Survivors When speaking of mass incarceration, men are usually the default, it’s time that change.
According to a recent study, 86 percent of women who have spent time in jail report that they had been sexually assaulted at some point in their lives. 1,269 more words
Philadelphia Rapper Meek Mill has been sentenced to jail time for violating his parole.
Meek Mill, his real name Robert Williams, has been on parole since fall of 2009 after being in prison for drug and weapon possession charges. 252 more words