Monthly Archives: February 2013

Scaling Back Voting During Black History Month?

Today the Supreme Court heard a case about the Voting Rights Act, Shelby County v. Holder– specifically, whether we still need special protections in “Covered” jurisdictions- places where the legacy of racism and voting rights is so deep it requires … Continue reading

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FAU and GEO: Expecting Black Men to Play In Stadium Named After Prison

I highly doubt any of the 99 players of the Florida Atlantic Owls were consulted about playing in The GEO Group Stadium next year, named after the world’s largest prison-owning corporation.  I also doubt I need to illustrate the percentage … Continue reading

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Unprison 2011-2013 Index

Below you will find an index of the articles written over the past several years for Unprison.  Readers are encouraged, as issues arise in your area, to utilize the research, analysis, and opinions presented below.  Some of these have appeared elsewhere, … Continue reading

Posted in Actions, Commentary, Courts, Death Penalty, Drug Policy, Education, Employment, Housing, Innocence, Legislation, Mental Health, Police, Political Prisoners, Politics, Prison Conditions, prison economics, Prisoner Health, Race, Rehabilitation, SCOTUS, Uncategorized, Voting Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments