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Mass Incarceration

  1. art and soul
    MoMA PS1 Reopens to the Public With ‘Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration’Featuring art made by people in prisons as well as work by non-incarcerated artists.
  2. trans rights
    What Really Happened to Layleen Polanco?Polanco died in solitary confinement at Rikers last year. Now her family has reached a $5.9 million settlement with the city.
  3. mass incarceration
    Pregnant Woman Held in Coronavirus-Ridden Jail Over Traffic ViolationsDiamond Davis was pulled over for driving with temporary plates, then had to spend the night in jail during a coronavirus outbreak.
  4. women's health
    A Woman Says She Was Forced to Give Birth in a Dirty Jail Cell, Completely AloneIn a new lawsuit, Diana Sanchez says authorities “callously made her labor alone for hours.”
  5. crime
    Cyntoia Brown Has Finally Been Released From PrisonAfter serving 15 years of a life sentence for killing a man who paid her for sex when she was 16.
  6. so you want to be president
    Elizabeth Warren Wants to Ban ‘Corrupt and Inhumane’ Private PrisonsPrivate prisons are notoriously abusive. Elizabeth Warren says she’s got a plan for that.
  7. mass incarceration
    Kids Suffer When Their Parents Are Locked UpLosing a parent to jail throws the world into chaos.