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Data-Backed Outrage: Police Violence by the Numbers
The United States and its thousands of law enforcement agencies have a historic…
Jul 07, 2020
COVID-19 Adds to Challenges for Trans People in California’s Prisons
As the novel coronavirus has swept through U.S. jails and prisons, little…
Jul 07, 2020
Truth in Numbers
Eight minutes and 46 seconds. Around the country, people are coming to grips…
Jul 02, 2020
A First Step in Mississippi toward Sentencing Reform and Fewer People in Prison
On Sunday, after a concerted campaign reignited by protests in the wake of…
Jul 01, 2020
DACAmented are Still Vulnerable—and the Fight Must Continue
The Supreme Court’s decision to block the Trump administration from ending the…
Jun 25, 2020
A Juneteenth Call to Action
This year on Juneteenth, thousands of people are marching, braving the…
Jun 18, 2020
The Party Platforms Must Address the Urgent Need to Transform American Criminal Justice
The 2020 Democratic and Republican party platforms offer a unique opportunity…
Jun 17, 2020

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How can we change a system set up to control Black people? By radically dismantling it.
When a police officer callously disregards and kills a man pleading for his…
Jun 10, 2020
Protecting Black Lives: The Crisis of American Policing
George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Eric Garner, and so…
Jun 08, 2020
Two Ways to Show Up for Black Lives in the Wake of George Floyd’s Murder
In the wake of mass protests and demonstrations against racism and police…
Jun 05, 2020
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