Ex-convicts who get a college degree are less likely to go back to prison. But many former prisoners encounter a big obstacle in the college application process. That’s because some colleges are worried about the effects of having felons on campus. Not all universities ask about a criminal records, but all 64 institutions in the State University of New York system do.
In light of a number of unarmed black men being killed by police, human rights watchers are asking are these deaths the U.S. human rights records. Nardos Mesmer reports.