Julianne Hing @ ColorLines - Despite all the outrage the school-to-prison pipeline stirs, it rarely gets the attention it demands in national policy discussions. But after years of aggressive agitating and advocacy, the topic is inching its way into the limelight. On Wednesday, Congress finally noticed, too. For the first time, the school-to-prison pipeline was the focus of a Senate hearing. Read more.
Johnny Lorenzo Bolton was lying with his eyes closed on a couch in his apartment near the US city of Atlanta when police serving a narcotics search warrant burst through the... read more .