by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 26, 2018 12:00 pm
Seattle Police Officer Kim Bogucki often asks herself if there was something she could change that would alter the direction of her life would she change it. And she thinks its a question that every person should continuously ask of themselves.
Continue reading ‘‘If’ Injects Humanity Into Incarceration’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 12, 2018 11:36 am | Comments (3)
Bill Carbone has had a plaque on his desk for 30 years with a quote from Frederick Douglass: “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Carbone said it sums up the mission of the Tow Youth Justice Institute.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 22, 2018 11:54 am | Comments (5)
When James Forman Jr. first came to New Haven to teach at Yale Law School he thought things might be different from what he had been seeing in Washington, D.C. — black people in authority locking up their own.
In the case of New Haven, he found black public school officials, at least to some degree, deciding harshly the fate of black students.
Continue reading ‘Forman: We’re Expelling Our Own, Too’
by Staff | Dec 8, 2017 3:47 pm
Jerod Haynes lost some of his friends to the streets of Chicago. He reflected on that when reprising the lead role of Bigger in a revival of Richard Wright’s Native Son, which is currently playing — and sparking raw conversation and reflection — at Yale Repertory Theatre.
Continue reading ‘Why “Native Son” Remains “Necessary”’
by Paul Bass | Nov 21, 2017 4:39 pm | Comments (28)
A former top city cop Tuesday accused Board of Education members of encouraging violence among students by the way they handled a dispute in public — and challenged them to make it right.
Continue reading ‘Ed Board Combatants Urged To Apologize’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 20, 2017 12:23 pm
Young inmates are getting direction — not just detention — in one corner of Connecticut’s prison system, and they’re straightening out as a result.
Continue reading ‘German-Inspired Reform Calms Prison’
by Staff | Apr 26, 2017 6:19 am
• Legal aid’s Alexis Smith.
• Hijabi Fits.
• A trip to Cuba.
• Sanctuary congregations.
by Staff | Apr 21, 2017 7:20 am
• Friday Pundits!
• Cosmic Homies.
• Cuba Underground.
• The Sip.
by Staff | Apr 14, 2017 11:04 am
• Roberta Hoskie.
• Rev. Bonita Grubbs.
• Campaign School’s Patricia Russo.
• Rabbi Yael Levy.
• Robert Frank movies.
• Operation Love-A-Fair.
• Dr. James E. Jones.
• Fertility with Dr. Pal.
by Staff | Apr 4, 2017 11:47 am | Comments (1)
• Breaking matzah with Rabbi Hecht.
• Transgender gubernatorial candidate.
• Sociology to the streets.
• Recruiting female Democratic candidates.
• Charter schools’ Jeremiah Grace.
• Samuel T. Ross-Lee.
• Monitoring the cops.