The System is Broken

"Broken On All Sides is a compelling documentary addressing racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. It is an excellent resource to use in educating, motivating, and empowering your group, organization, or community on this critical issue." - James E. Williams, Jr.

America has 5% of the world's population but 25% of the world's prison population.

The prison population in the U.S. has grown by 500% since the beginning of the "tough on crime" movement in the early 1970s.

More African Americans are under correctional control today than were enslaved in 1850.

That's why the system is...

Broken On All Sides

Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.

A documentary by Matt Pillischer