today in black history

February 27, 2017

On this date in 2007 Brown University pledged to raise $10 million to make amends for benefiting from the enslavement of Africans.


Reference Library


The Reference Library is an assortment of research reports, briefing papers, fact sheets, journal and newspaper articles, and other media to assist you in furthering your understanding of the issues we cover on NSnewstv.com.


African American Males and Criminal Justice, 1990

The Sentencing Project

The Sentencing Project analyzes data from 1990 to explore the disproportionate impact of the criminal justice system on Black men in the United States.


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Alternatives to Incarceration

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

The Dellums Commission examines alternatives to incarceration as a means to reduce the numbers of Blacks imprisoned in the United States.


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Unlocking America

JFA Institute

The JFA Institute explores the consequences of mass incarceration in the United States.


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Does Parole Work?

Urban Institute

The Washington, D.C. based Urban Institute looks at the parole system and questions its effectiveness.


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Call to Action: Prisoner Reentry in Three Cities

Public Private Ventures

Public Private Ventures (PPV) compares prisoner reentry efforts in three cities.


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Injustice Against African Americans, 2007

NAACP

The NAACP reports on acts of injustice against Black Americans in 2007.


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Justice Reinvestment, 2003

Open Society Institute

The Open Society Institute(OSI)examines the potential savings in redirecting criminal justice dollars to communities most impacted by mass incarceration.


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Mayoral Policy Caucus on Prisoner Reentry

City of Chicago

A 2006 report from the City of Chicago detailing the Daley administration's felon reentry initiative.


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