SCENES FROM FERGUSON, MISSOURI
Police arrested a small number of people as demonstrators and police clashed along West Florissant Avenue Saturday night into early Sunday morning as protests continue after the shooting death of an unarmed teen by police on August 9, 2014…
OP-ED: We Need the Legalization of Being Black
I have sometimes imagined that because of my time in prison I can understand what it is like to be black in the United States. I lived for nearly 25 years under conditions of control, viewed with suspicion and presumed dangerous.
OP-ED: Can Young Offenders Be Rehabilitated?
Are there those for whom redemption is impossible? I have known a lot of men who committed terrible deeds, and it seemed to me that every one of them had the potential to change, if they chose to and if they were properly supported.
Her Legacy Lives On
Those of you who have followed the JJIE know that thanks to the early and continuing inspiration, advice and support of Ruth Ann Harnisch of the Harnisch Foundation we have had four exciting years of growth with many more such years on the horizon.
OP-ED: International Perspectives on Juvenile Detention and Solitary Confinement
Juvenile solitary confinement is a poignant indictment of our dependence on incarceration. The practice is pervasive in the United States, despite the fact that it damages our youth and, by causing higher recidivism, harms our society.
JJIE Multimedia Story is ONA Finalist
The Center for Sustainable Journalism, the publisher of the JJIE.org, has been named a finalist by the Online News Association (ONA) in the Student Projects category. The multimedia story, Battling Meth: A Mother’s Road to Recovery, was completely produced and edited by five Journalism and Citizen Media track students at Kennesaw State University.
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