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October 18, 2018

Kiasha Hughes dreamed of becoming a medical assistant. Now, she works an overnight shift at a chicken plant to support her children.


Nick Gibson was on track to graduate from the University of Alabama. Now, he works at a fast-food restaurant.


Wesley Shelton spent 15 months in jail and ended up with a felony conviction – for having $10 worth of marijuana.


July 26, 2018

Should prisons be in business with one of the most dangerous industries in America?

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April 19, 2018

The SPLC filed a petition seeking the “immediate and unconditional release ” of a 15-year-old boy who was illegally held in a Louisiana juvenile prison without a court hearing required under state law.

A Madison Parish judge committed the child to the secure custody of the Office of...