prison reform

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that the dilapidated and notorious Rikers Island jail complex will close, with the process taking up to 10 years.

While Pusha T's campaigning for Hillary Clinton may not have ended with her in the White House, he's still pushing for prison reform.

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of 79 inmates on Tuesday, upholding his pledge to release non-violent and low-level, drug offenders, The Hill reports.

A New York City man who stole baby formula from a Pathmark supermarket last Thursday was charged with two counts of grand larceny

The president is also expected to focus on some of his signature issues, such as criminal justice reform, after he leaves the White House

Is this a political move or is the reality of Black men's incarceration a deep concern for Hilary Clinton?

A staggering 5.9 million Americans can't vote because of felony convictions. Meanwhile, 2016 hopefuls tackle criminal justice reform.

Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a…

In a week chock-full of events and political moves that highlight the need for criminal justice reform in the nation, President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia…

A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the…

In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal…

When 22-year-old Kalief Browder took his life, New York City heaved. Browder spent three years on Rikers Island, the infamous New York City jail where he…