We go to Mississippi to learn about a set of laws that automatically send kids into the adult legal system for certain crimes.
Bound by Statute
The actions of police, prosecutors and judges in Mississippi ultimately end the childhood of black kids far more often – and with far greater severity.
What one young poet has to say about teens in solitary confinement
“Locked [In],” by poet Gabriel Cortez, depicts the disturbing reality that many youth face in solitary confinement.
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Reveal and CIR win 5 National Headliner Awards
The Center for Investigative Reporting and “Reveal” radio have been honored with five National Headliner Awards for contributions to multiplatform journalism, including two first-place winners.
What it’s like for teens in ‘the box’
New York City’s Rikers Island is one of the biggest jails in the U.S., housing about 12,000 adults. But did you know hundreds of teenagers are among its inmates?