Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, drawing on history and his own experience, outlines how to effectively oppose the Trump regime.
In a stinging dissent, Bernette Johnson calls her colleagues' decision to uphold the verdict “outrageous” and “ridiculous.”
Playwright Bryonn Bain, who turned his own harrowing experiences into a one-man dramatic production, joins director Gina Belafonte for a Truthdig interview.
Even when off the set, the director of "13th" and "Selma" regularly addresses issues of political injustice.
In a new video, actor Romany Malco describes the covert black history of the U.S. and the economic factors behind the prison-industrial complex.
Ask survivors and crime victims what they really want.
His mother, claiming he was beaten to death by jailers, has turned to the media in calling for justice. She has the backing of the Public Justice Foundation, which cites the Solis case and the infamous Sandra Bland death in demanding an investigation of all Texas jails.
Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”
About a year ago, I finished a 23-month stay in a federal prison for blowing the whistle on the CIA’s torture program. I couldn’t believe some of the things I saw there.
In a move that will hopefully lead to further concrete steps to target America's mass incarceration problem, the U.S. Justice Department is getting ready to release some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons, according to The New York Times.