Black August Bail Out
February 16, 2018 -
People who have not been convicted of any crime languish in jails simply because they can't afford to post bail. To address the injustice, several Southern cities have reformed their bail policies — and organizers in one North Carolina community are trying to make their city next.
August 11, 2017 -
Back in May, the queer liberation group SONG freed scores of Black women from jail during its Black Mamas Bail Out Campaign. It chose this month to continue the initiative because of August's historical significance in the fight against mass incarceration and for Black liberation.