“The New Jim Crow,” a best-selling book about how mass incarceration has ravaged the black community, is banned by prisons in two states and can be difficult to obtain in others.
A shortage of candidates is providing opportunities to people long shunned by employers and is forcing recruiters to consider new approaches to hiring.
The Georgia city is being urged to embrace a national wave of bail reform that has already taken hold in places like Chicago and Houston.
The state reversed a ban on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” after the A.C.L.U. of New Jersey wrote to the state’s corrections commissioner.
After a decade-long reform effort, Cook County Jail in Chicago is now being described as a model facility. Walk through the jail complex to see what has changed.
New York City is spending millions of dollars to overhaul Rikers Island. Take a look around the jail complex in 360 video to see the changes firsthand.