Since Summer 2021, New Jersey has expunged 362,000 criminal records relating to low-level cannabis cases. The state Judiciary indicates over 125,000 more at least are still to come.
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The United States Department of Justice announced a new policy limiting the use of chokeholds and "no-knock" entries, among other forceful practices, for federal law enforcement.
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.
Cannabis for Black Lives, a coalition of cannabis companies dedicated to amplifying Black voices, announces its latest social equity partnership with expungement-focused brand Justice Joints.
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.
Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York state legislature have confirmed Chris Alexander as Executive Director of the Office of Cannabis Management, and Tremaine Wright as its Board Chair.
Cuban Americans of all political persuasions gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest, either for or against supporting Cuba amidst its current pandemic-induced crisis.
Strategic engagement of the arts as a transformative tool for social change can create more informed and culturally inclusive policies, Pastor Isaac Scott writes in this op-ed.
The third social equity grant from leading cannabis brand Gage is awarded to the program's first female winner, an innovator in policy and sustainable hemp.
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.
Organizations and institutions must actively center the voices of BIPOC and marginalized communities, such as the incarcerated, to create genuine inclusivity.
After surviving what he called a "death sentence," Cooper is embracing post-prison freedom with a new brand advocating for those still behind bars.
Silencing athletes by referring to them as mere “entertainers” continues the United States’ tradition of subjecting Black experiences to the white gaze.
In an op-ed, Pastor Isaac Scott warns large institutions: "You perpetuate systemic oppression through your elite standards and unrealistic expectations."
In THE CITY's latest educational panel, experts discuss how New York City's government resources fail to support homeless youth and what a new administration can do to improve the situation.
Buddha Chief, the artist formerly known as Von Jeff, joins the Honeysuckle Podcast to discuss mental health, his upcoming docuseries THE CURE RATER and the legacy cannabis market.