When policymakers think of the people who comprise the victims’ rights movement, young people of color from low-income communities may not be the first group that leaps to mind. 920 more words
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Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
As early as 2000, Sterling was reaching out toward Capitol Hill about his concerns. He received a positive response from House member Julian Dixon (D-Calif.), a former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, who expressed interest in pursuing the matter of racial discrimination at the CIA and contacted the agency about his case, Sterling says. 125 more words
This is the 3rd in a series of 5 posts discussing mass incarceration.
Thanks to the complex, multi-faceted nature of mass incarceration, there are many different ways that different groups can be involved with engaging with and working on the issue. 987 more words
DOWN IN THE CHAPEL: Religious Life in an American Prison. By Joshua Dubler. New York: Farrar, Strauss and Giroux. 2013.
THE PUNISHMENT IMPERATIVE: The Rise and Failure of Mass Incarceration in America, by Todd R. 1,406 more words