Mass incarceration reform is underway

Mass incarceration reform is underway

Nicole Zelniker, Managing editor

March 25, 2016

As of 2016, the United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. In both jails and prisons, those incarcerated are overwhelmingly people of color. Continue reading “Mass incarceration reform is underway”

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District divisions affect election

District divisions affect election

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

In February, a court ruling threw out two racially gerrymandered North Carolina districts. Since then, Republican legislators have made these dragon-shaped and triangle-shaped areas into solid political boundaries similar to state lines in the western United States. Continue reading “District divisions affect election”