'Starving The Beast': The Women Working To Close a Misused Atlanta Jail
Marilynn Winn, a formerly incarcerated 68-year-old Black woman, wants to repurpose Atlanta City Detention Center into a wellness and freedom center for the local community.
The Prison System Is a Nightmare, but Not for the Reasons You Think
How it's become an agency of social control.
What It's Like Inside an 'Open' Prison
"Being in prison causes a lot of anguish. There’s nothing more than that, so we have to find a way to make confinement beneficial and not just a punishment."
Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
The HIV-Positive Inmate Who Spent a Year in Solitary for Having Consensual Sex
John Dorn's case stands to change wider prison policy around HIV criminalization.
Ava DuVernay, Lauryn Hill, and More Unite to Call for Prison Reform
During the fourth annual TIDAL X: BROOKLYN concert, Ava DuVernay will speak about the importance of criminal justice reform.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Welcome to 2018: President Donald Trump Just Met with Kim Kardashian
We know it's all very confusing. Please allow us to explain.
Cameras Actually Tamed Attica, the Brutal Prison I Used to Call Home
I saw how crazy things were at Attica. But under today’s watchful eyes, guards have new incentives not to lie about inmate assaults.
John J. Lennon
America's Broken Cash Bail System is Criminal Justice Gone Terribly Wrong
Across the country, legislators acknowledge that the bail bonds unfairly targets poor people and people of color. Now some states are taking steps to change.
Incarcerated Women Need Justice Now as Victims of Sexual Assault
Exposing female prisoners to harsh and inhumane treatment is counter-productive to preparing them to reenter society. The Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act will help.
This Campaign Wants Justice for Meek Mill and the Nearly 5 Million People on Unfair Probation
#Cut50 has created a campaign around Mill’s case to draw attention to the hardships of the millions of Americans who are on probation or parole.
Adopting Denmark's Unorthodox Prison System Could Benefit Ex-Offenders in America
Some Scandinavian detainees live and work like regular citizens despite criminal convictions. Would so-called 'open prisons' work in the US?
These Startups Think Jobs Not Sentences Help Keep Ex-Offenders Out of Jail
Some young Londoners are on a mission to help reduce reoffending rates by employing inmates on release.