Tapping Into An Untapped Labor Market

Host Andre Ward and guest Jeffrey Abramowitz discuss the importance of hiring people previously involved in the justice system, not only as a mean of opportunity for those formerly incarcerated, but as an advantage for the companies that open the doors to them.

Ending Solitary Confinement in NYC Jails & NYS Prisons

In this episode of "Both Sides of the Bars," we are joined by The Fortune Society’s Executive Vice President and Board of Corrections member Stanley Richards and HALT Solitary Confinement’s statewide organizer Jerome Wright to talk about the ending of solitary confinement in NYC jails and the...

Obesity as a Disease

April is National Minority Health Month, and this year host C. Virginia Fields talks with guests Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie and Kesha Calicutt about obesity and the implications of this condition in black and brown communities.

Repairing Today's Ineffective Justice System Strategies

American prisons house more than 1.5 million individuals, an increase of over 390% since 1978. This growth persisted even in the face of an overarching decline in crime rates since the 1990s and the longest terms of incarceration since we began to collect accurate data. Over 600,000 men and women...

Health Justice

Host C. Virginia Fields talks to Dr. Oni Blackstock about her organization "Health Justice' and how it supports health care, public health and other organizations in aligning anti-racism with their work.

Mental Health Awareness Month

Host C. Virginia Fields interviews Licensed Therapist Patrice N. Douglas, who share with us the importance to take care of our mental health in the times of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Parole Reform... Less Is More

Parole reform has become an important issue within the criminal legal reform world, to talk to us about these issues host Andre Ward welcomes Vincent Schiraldi, Co-director of Columbia University's Justice Lab and a Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia School of Social Work.

This Week on MNN

December 2, 2022

This Week on MNN Recognizes Universal Human Rights Month

Transfer your Premiere Project to DaVinci Resolve for Color Grading

November 16, 2022

If you're a content creator, you know that color grading is essential to achieving the look and feel of your final product. Adobe Premiere is a great tool for video editing, but if you're looking to take your project to the next level, you need to use DaVinci Resolve for color grading. In this blog...