Trump announces support for prison reform bill: “So important”

Trump called on the Senate to pass the First Step Act: "I'll be waiting with a pen."

Kim Kardashian West is meeting with Trump to discuss freeing another nonviolent drug offender

After helping to free 63-year-old Alice Marie Johnson in June, Kim Kardashian now has a pardon for a 30-year-old nonviolent drug offender in her sights.

Trump touts record with minorities after Omarosa criticism, ahead of Charlottesville anniversary

Trump is making a push to show he's the president of "ALL Americans."

Critics call out Candace Owens’ transphobic views and want Kanye West, Caitlyn Jenner to do the same

"You are a man. You have a penis. This isn’t a debate, it’s a mental disorder," Owens tweeted in November.
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Mic Daily: Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson meet, New York sues Trump Foundation and more

Every day, 'Mic' brings you important stories from around the world that fuel conversation.
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Kim Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson speak out about meeting for first time

“To me, Kim does not seem like a celebrity, she seems like a friend,” Johnson told Mic in a video interview just hours before meeting Kardashian West.

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Kim Kardashian West talks about what comes after Alice Marie Johnson

Kim Kardashian West was the one to break the news to Alice Marie Johnson that she was going to be freed.

Should NFL players meet with Trump to discuss more prison pardons? Shaun King says “yes.”

"In effect, this is a hostage negotiation."
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Alice Marie Johnson opens up about her release from prison

“Oh my goodness, I [felt] like my feet had wings on them,” Johnson said. “When I saw my family, if I could have jumped across that highway, I would have jumped across that highway into their arms."
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President Donald Trump grants clemency to Alice Johnson after Kim Kardashian West involvement

The 63-year-old great-grandmother will be released from federal prison in Aliceville, Alabama, where she has been serving a life sentence since 1996.

Trump considering dozens of new pardons, including Alice Marie Johnson

Reality star and business mogul Kim Kardashian West has been working to help Johnson receive a pardon after first seeing Johnson’s story in a Mic video.

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Exclusive: Kim Kardashian West speaks out on meeting with Trump about Alice Johnson

“He really understood and I am very hopeful that this will turn out really positively," Kardashian West told Mic in an exclusive interview after the meeting.
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Kim Kardashian West on meeting Trump: “I am willing to do what it takes to fight for what’s right”

“I’ve been fighting very hard and am willing to do what it takes to fight for what’s right,” Kardashian West told Mic in advance of the meeting.

Movement Must-Reads: A lynching memorial and the potential pardon of Alice Marie Johnson

Plus, Zak Cheney-Rice's exceptional reporting on the lynching memorial and his search for family ties to Eugene Rice.

Alice Johnson’s daughter: “I’m excited and grateful for Kim Kardashian’s support”

“My mother is very grateful that Kim Kardashian cared enough to go above and beyond for her,” Johnson said. “It really means a lot to her, to my whole family.”
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Meet Alice Marie Johnson, the woman Kim Kardashian West wants Trump to pardon

Johnson has been in prison for 21 years for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense.

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This grandmother is serving a life sentence for a nonviolent offense

After serving 21 years of confinement in federal prison, Alice Marie Johnson is calling for criminal justice reform.
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This Single Mother is Serving Life Without Parole for the Most Absurd Reason You Can Imagine

After watching her life spiral out of control, Alice Marie Johnson was shocked when a nonviolent crime landed her behind bars forever.