What does criminal justice reform have to do with separation of church and state?
Given the massive racial disparities of incarcerated populations, you’re likely already aware that the carceral reach of the state — and today’s proliferation of for-profit prisons — can be traced back to slavery and racist Jim Crow policies. But the connections between white supremacy, the prison industrial complex, and religion aren’t always as clear. In this series, we’ll explore the common threads that weave these issues together.
The NAACP’s 2022 Report and Recommendations on Cash Bail Reform in Arizona