More than 7 million Americans—1 in 31 adults—have been or are currently incarcerated. That’s the highest incarceration rate in the world. More often than not, those who are set free become repeat offenders within years or even months. Christians must begin discussing how we can help complete the restorative justice
The police shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th captured the attention of the nation. With an explosive case impacted by the racial tensions of a White police officer, Darren Wilson, shooting an unarmed Black teenager, many people have been surprised at the reaction. Onleilove
As the mom of a tween-aged son, I can never predict what words are going to come out of his mouth next. Even so, I was taken aback when we were having our routine pre-bedtime conversation and he made this unexpected statement: “Mom, I need to tell you something. Someone
Cases like George Zimmerman, Jodi Arias, Bradley Manning and Ariel Castro may have once dominated the news, but much of what's happening in the American justice system remains overlooked. America now boasts the highest rate of incarceration in the world, but even more alarming are the system’s endemic injustices.