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With dizzying speed, the Supreme Court has created a better justice system for juveniles.
In this Soros Justice Fellow’s initiative, guard towers become climbing walls, jail cells sprout organic gardens, and at-risk youth cultivate a brighter future.
The legislation, signed by President Obama, could reduce racial disparities in harsh school discipline practices.
The president’s move to get federal agencies to ban the box is an important first step. But to create systemic change we need to extend it to the private sector.
Join Atlantic Live for a discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Atlantic cover story “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” the complicated history of the nation’s justice system, and the future of prison reform.
According to a new report, African American female students receive out-of-school suspensions at six times the rate of white girls, and more often than most boys.