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  • Flint NAACP to honor El-Alamin

    FLINT, Mich. — The Flint Branch-NAACP will hold its 37th annual Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, March 10 at the Genesys Banquet & Conference Center in Grand Blanc Township. “Steadfast and Immovable” is the 2018 theme and the organization will honor several community members who exemplify that theme with awards. Among the

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  • More Women Are Being Imprisoned Than Ever Before

    n the 21st century, women are catching up to men in all kinds of ways—including one we shouldn’t be proud of. Worldwide, the gender gap is closing fast in an unfortunate social institution: prisons. Globally, women and girls are getting locked up at historic rates. While overall imprisonment rates have

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  • When You’re in Prison No One Prepares You for Coming Home

    In my memories of prison, there are no colors. It was a dark, cold, and gray place. Incarceration, for me, was defined by deprivation — not just deprivation of freedom, opportunity, and safety, but deprivation of the senses. On the day of my release, I stepped off a bus at

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