Imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Donyelle Woods and his family, aided by the nonprofit Silent Cry Inc., seek to end Michigan's history of wrongful convictions and oversentencing.
America's longest-serving cannabis prisoner, Michael Thompson, joins the Honeysuckle Podcast to discuss the injustice and racial bias in our nation's criminal system.
Wrongful convictions have cost innocent people over 25,265 years of their lives. Larry Smith, Jr. and Kevin Harrington reflect on suffering through their exoneration processes while prisoners' rights activist Shawanna Vaughn fights to keep Lawrence Rider-El from a similar fate.
It is a huge leap forward for restorative justice. But what are the benefits of cannabis use while incarcerated? And what truly leads us on a journey of discovery to decriminalization of drugs?
Like the rest of us, he is scared; scared that he will die, scared that his daughter will become sick, scared that he will never see his family again.
By: Riley Dole Lynn Novick’s brilliantly insightful documentary, College Behind Bars, screened on November 16, 2019 at the first Harlem Documentary Film Festival. The four hour, four-part series, executively produced by Ken Burns, is set to air on PBS on November 25th and 26th. Featuring the Bard Prison Initiative (or BPI, as members refer...
In addition to focusing on a malfunctioning criminal justice system, Zwick also wanted to look at how poverty and a lack of education play into its failure.