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Life Inside July 15
His disrespectful classroom antics could have sparked a fight. But as a former “hard case” myself, I was determined to help him.
Life Inside June 10
Jy’Aire Smith-Pennick suffered multiple traumas before age 18. He masked his pain with Percocet, weed and drug-selling. Now, at a Pennsylvania prison with the right programs, he’s finally starting to heal.
Thousands of kids were freed from juvenile detention during the pandemic. They were more likely to be White, data shows.
Coronavirus June 15, 2020
Amid speculation of a spike in abuse, advocates worry that families of color will be policed even more.
Feature June 8, 2018
Can a violent adult jail teach kids to love school?
Life Inside June 7, 2018
Our victories over college students weren’t just for us—they were for incarcerated people everywhere.
Life Inside May 24, 2018
“This is the path my life had to take so I could be strong.”
Life Inside April 5, 2018
“Taking classes helped me forget that I wasn’t free.”
News March 28, 2018
Obama revived Pell grants for prisoners, but the program faces a cloudy future.
Commentary September 21, 2017
A Harvard sociologist on a recent story from The Marshall Project and the ways violence begets more violence.