- Jan 20, 2015
ArchCity Defenders, St. Louis Action Council and Decarcerate St. Louis Partner To Get People Out of Jail and Help Them Get Home
The need to radically transform the criminal legal system in order to end mass incarceration as well as other remaining vestiges of slavery, peonage, Jim Crow, and the drug war is clear. Organizations within the Movement for Black Lives are partnering to highlight the impacts of the money bail system on the black community this Mother’s Day and beyond. Every year, tens of thousands of people are held in jail for low level contact with the criminal legal system and are trapped because they cannot afford to pay bail.
- #BlackMamasBailoutSTL Day by Rachel Siebert | Generosity
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... remaining vestiges of slavery, peonage, Jim Crow, and the drug war is clear. ... In St. Louis, we know all too well the consequences of the money bail system, ...