Companies across the South profited off the forced labor of people in prison after the Civil War – a racist system known as convict leasing.
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For decades, the U.S. has run private “shadow prisons” for immigrants convicted of federal crimes. Biden has ordered the government to wind down those contracts.
Self-isolation may protect us from COVID-19, but what if you’re forced to live with strangers? This week, we look at nursing homes and prisons.
Black girls are being pushed out of school and into jails at alarming rates, but this issue often is overlooked.
He sent a letter to fellow members of Congress, calling on them to “end an unjust detention system” and citing Reveal’s investigation.
“The government may not want to facilitate abortion, but it cannot block it. It is doing that here,” the federal judge also writes in her ruling.
Nine pregnant women were detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for as long as three months, according to the complaint.
Reveal and The Atlantic will team up for a forum on Oklahoma’s female incarceration rate, the highest in the U.S.