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News stories that followed the NYPD’s killing of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy show how we criminalize people based on race and geography.
Witnesses say they saw Timothy McKinney shoot an off-duty police officer in 1997. But their stories have changed—and the DA’s office has been caught hiding evidence in death penalty trials.
The department’s emphasis on numbers and the union's cooperation has led to millions of suspicion-less stop-and-frisks.
A new report by civil liberties groups reveals self-censorship and decreased participation in community groups as a result of police hounding.
The ICC’s decision to prosecute Uhuru Kenyatta for crimes against humanity—and the Court’s imperial demeanor—invigorated his Kikuyu base.
Section 5 is as necessary today as it was in 1965, when Alabama state troopers beat freedom marchers in Selma.
The government says he is a terrorist. But his conversations with undercover police tell a different story.
How many dysfunctional election cycles are we going to endure before we accept the necessity of this reform?
All the rhetoric surrounding immigration reform tends to obscure some basic facts.
Should these congresspeople really be making decisions on immigration reform when they've taken so much money from the corporations who stand to gain from stricter enforcement measures?