Breaking Out

Knox County detention facility

Gov. Bill Lee’s criminal justice task force says the state needs to reform everything from sentencing guidelines to mental health services. Will the governor follow through?

A Free Man

Josh Smith

Josh Smith built a multi-million-dollar company from nothing, all while hiding a secret. Now he’s using his resources and personal story to fight for criminal justice reform.

Getting Back the Ballot

Restore Your Vote

With 1 in 5 voting-age black residents of Tennessee disenfranchised, a national campaign works with local organizations to help ex-felons regain their voting rights.