Tagged: criminal justice

The DNA of Hope

By Kristyn Komarnicki I live in a state of hopelessness. Pennsylvania is one of the few states that retain both the death penalty and a life-without-parole policy. And the death penalty is the ultimate...

Driven by a Vision

Meet some Philadelphia heroes who fight HIV/AIDS and seek to empower its victims by Chris T. Johnson and Kristyn Komarnicki Typical of many urban neighborhoods in the northeast part of the country, South Philadelphia...

Welcome Home

by Harold Dean Trulear It’s a phrase that signifies warmth, acceptance, and belonging. The weary pilgrim, the anxious traveler, the displaced refugee long to hear those words. But for many Americans, the longing for...

Freed to Speak

Witness to Innocence puts a face on the death penalty debate by Janell Anema Photography by Sofia Moro Every six months an exclusive group of people gathers in a different US city where members...