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Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal Granted Right Of Appeal (DH 1/7 8:59pm)

Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal Granted Right Of Appeal

January 8, 2019

The world’s most renowned death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal has been granted the right of appeal after 30 years.  Eddie Conway, former Black Panther wrongfully convicted and Imprisoned for 44 years himself, now released, discusses Mumia’s case with Scholar Anthony Monteiro

Prison Programs That Work

Prison Programs That Work

December 30, 2018

Even though the cost of educating prisoners is less than housing prisoners and reduces recidivism, the federal government cut the Pell grant which helped to fund educational programs in prison. Recidivism is the goal for corporations that continue to fund prison labor. However, volunteers continue to create programs that work, but which need funding to…

Even more from Rattling the Bars

Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement and Prisoners Rights

November 23, 2015
A recently published report by the Prison Policy Initiative brings to light staggering statistics about incarcerated women.

Rattling the Bars, Ep. 1: ‘The Real Cost of Calls’

October 13, 2015

What’s the real human toll that the inmate calling industry is taking on prisoners and their loved ones? Host Eddie Conway talks to the affected families, the FCC, and those seeking to change the industry’s predatory policies.

Prisoners Now Eligible for Pell Grants to Earn College Degrees

August 1, 2015

TRNN’s Eddie Conway, who used Pell Grants to earn three degrees while in prison, says Obama’s pilot program to offer Pell Grants to prisoners will help reduce mass incarceration by reducing recidivism and combating the impact of mass incarceration

US Race Issues

July 29, 2015
Black Lives Matter activist Mark-Anthony Johnson says LA County residents are calling for civilian oversight, with teeth, to keep the Sheriff’s office in check.

Are Incarcerated People Poorer Than Non-Incarcerated People?

July 20, 2015

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Bernadette Rabuy from the Prison Policy Initiative about her new report on income levels of incarcerated persons.

Social Justice Art Looks at Mass Incarceration and Lynching, Past & Present

May 2, 2015

Deutsch Foundation Artist-in-Residence and Research Fellow Paul Rucker shares his work

Law Enforcement and The Criminal Justice System

April 19, 2015
Prison Policy associate Bernadette Rabuy discusses the grassroots activism that is taking on corporations profiting off jail video visitations