Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invests in App Aimed at Improving Our Criminal-Justice System

Want to know what phase the moon is in? There’s an app for that. Want to track your meals? There are dozens of apps for that. Want to see which works of art your face resembles? There’s an app for that, too. Want to address mass incarceration? Well, Jay-Z—and many others—are hoping a new app may be the answer. The rapper and mogul’s entertainment company, … Continue reading Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Invests in App Aimed at Improving Our Criminal-Justice System

Ava DuVernay’s 13TH

  Powerful, infuriating and at times overwhelming, Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13TH” will get your blood boiling and tear ducts leaking. It shakes you up, but it also challenges your ideas about the intersection of race, justice and mass incarceration in the United States, subject matter that could not sound less cinematic. Yet Ms. DuVernay — best known for “Selma,” and a filmmaker whose art has become … Continue reading Ava DuVernay’s 13TH