Mass Incarceration

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Students and community members listen to speakers on the steps of LAUSD headquarters urging LAUSD to defund school police and eliminate their budget. Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
"Students deserve more than an education system that is hell-bent on criminalizing them instead of providing them with the resources they need to succeed."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) speaks during a press conference outside the DFL Headquarters on August 5, 2020 in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
The lawmakers' letter decried detention abuses including "medical neglect, long...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Former Vice President Joe Biden, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, gives a speech on July 11, 2019 in New York City.
"It is past time for the harm to stop."