On this edition for Sunday, November 18, the Florida recount comes to a close but questions about the procedure remain, and meet Troy Williams, a formerly incarcerated man who picked up storytelling as his rehab and restitution. Also, how Hungary…
By PBS NewsHour
Seven formerly incarcerated artists received $20,000 each last year through "Right of Return," a fellowship allowing them to create original artwork exploring ideas around criminal justice reform. The fellows are a diverse group of artists and work in mediums including…
By Melanie Saltzman
With the number of incarcerated women — and the cost of imprisoning them — on the rise in some states, the programs are drawing new attention.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
Oklahoma lawmakers are rushing to undermine recent voter initiatives that weakened punishments for drug offenses and invested in rehabilitation services.
By Kamala Kelkar
By Corinne Segal
An inmate in California has become the first person in the U.S. to receive state-funded sex reassignment surgery while incarcerated.
“On the Inside,” an exhibition at the Abrons Art Center in New York City, showcases work produced by LGBTQ prisoners.
By Ryan Connelly Holmes
New York City’s incarceration rate fell by more than 50 percent over the last two decades, even as the national incarceration rate rose, a new study reports.
As teenageers, Vaughn Brown and Ivan Mayo were incarcerated at Rikers Island, where they confronted danger from fellow inmates, solitary confinement and their own thoughts. The two have vowed to never go back to jail. But being branded a felon…
By PBS NewsHour
60 to 70 percent of former inmates fail to land a job in their first year out of prison, according to the Justice Department. A new documentary called “the Return” chronicles the struggle of ex-convicts as they look for work,…
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