Criminal records are keeping millions of men out of the workforce — and it’s hurting the economy

Criminal records are keeping millions of men out of the workforce — and it’s hurting the economy

At this prison, inmates can be left with wrists and ankles cuffed for hours, days and sometimes weeks at a time.

At this prison, inmates can be left with wrists and ankles cuffed for hours, days and sometimes weeks at a time.

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Criminalizing the Classroom: Inside the School-to-Prison Pipeline

New York City has more than 5,000 police officers patrolling the city’s schools—that’s more than the combined number of school guidance counselors and social…

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What you see in the screen grab of the video is a special needs Latino child who has been handcuffed on the biceps because the handcuffs were too loose for his wrists. A Black special needs student was also handcuffed.

 

American – stop this – seriously – stop.

Ex-Rikers Island inmates call for shutdown of infamous prison

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is beginning a campaign to curb violence and prison abuse at Rikers Island, but former inmates want more than just policy reforms: They are calling for the prison to be closed down. Egor Piskunov reports from New York City and speaks with former inmates.

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