Crime

Prison Education Transforms Lives, Reduces Recidivism

Prison education and rehabilitation programs can provide practical skills, career and vocational skills, and critical thinking skills. They can help with mental and behavioral issues, and provide access to higher education courses; some achieve diplomas and degrees while incarcerated. These programs are vital to improving lives, especially since many prisoners come from poverty, do not have high school diplomas, and lack outside support networks. Read More »

Opinion: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter protest in Union Square, NYC

Black Lives Matter isn’t a racist group. It doesn’t say other races don’t matter. It’s saying please pay attention and see what is happening to a specific group of people. The last time I checked, the death penalty could be imposed only by the courts. Resisting arrest, committing a crime or having a broken light on your car shouldn’t result ... Read More »