#Mass Incarceration

  • Article: How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    How This Activist Pushed to End Cash Bail in New York — and Why He's Not Done Fighting

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    When Marvin Mayfield got out of prison, he decided he needed to change himself — and the system. Read more

  • Feature: How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'

    How One Man's 36-Month Prison Sentence Became a 'Silent Life Sentence'

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2019

    Michael 'Zaki' Smith lost his job last year because of a crime he committed almost two decades ago. Read more

  • Feature: He Spent a Decade in the System. Now He's Keeping People Out of Prison.

    He Spent a Decade in the System. Now He's Keeping People Out of Prison.

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2019

    When no one would hire him, Coss Marte came up with a solution to help himself and others. Read more

  • Feature: Why These Children of Incarcerated Parents Are Rallying to Be Heard

    Why These Children of Incarcerated Parents Are Rallying to Be Heard

    By Daniele Selby|May 14, 2019

    Over 10 million children have been impacted by parental incarceration at some point in their lives. Read more

  • Feature: How Activists Freed 95 Black Moms From Jail This Mother's Day

    How Activists Freed 95 Black Moms From Jail This Mother's Day

    By Daniele Selby|May 13, 2019

    National Bail Out helped pay bail for those who couldn’t afford their freedom. Read more

  • Feature: This Woman Spent Last Mother's Day in Jail. This Year, She's Bailing Moms Out.

    This Woman Spent Last Mother's Day in Jail. This Year, She's Bailing Moms Out.

    By Daniele Selby|May 10, 2019

    Tiara Moore’s bail was set at $100,000. Read more

  • Feature: Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater
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    Activists and Artists Call for Criminal Justice Reform at New York’s Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 24, 2018

    “At What Cost,” hosted by Global Citizen and the Vera Institute for Justice, focused on change. Read more

  • Article: What's the Cost of Mass Incarceration in the US? Join Us for a Discussion at the Apollo Theater
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    What's the Cost of Mass Incarceration in the US? Join Us for a Discussion at the Apollo Theater

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Hear personal stories from those impacted and musical performances on Sept. 22. Read more