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OP-ED: Greek Organizations Help Black Students on the Path to College

By Troy Williams   A few days ago, I was introduced to a group of Black Greek letter organizations.   Initially, I assumed the organization was comprised of Blacks with Greek heritage but quickly learned [...]
Russel Craig, who paroled from Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, displayed a portrait of himself that he drew while still in prison. The portrait is drawn on prison documents such as medical slips, grievances, and disciplinary write ups that he got while incarcerated. For more on his work, go to: instagram/rcraig267.

OP-ED: Arts in the Prisons Create Opportunities for Justice

By Troy Williams   California Lawyers for the Arts and the William James Association, in collaboration with the University of San Francisco (USF), recently hosted a four-day national conference, “Arts in Corrections: Opportunities for Justice [...]
Dontre Hamilton. (Photo: AP Photo/Family photo courtesy of Dameion Perkins)

OP-ED: Police Must Stop Killing Mentally Ill Citizens

By Gwen Moore     The life of a man with schizophrenia, 31-year-old Dontre Hamilton, ended after he was struck by 14 bullets from a Milwaukee police officer’s handgun on April 30, 2014. The lethal [...]