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Stanley Wrice

Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.

Public defenders know that the trouble with our justice system extends far beyond abusive policing.

Police must be taught that the power entrusted to them is not theirs to use or abuse as they see fit.

We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.

Blogs

The only problem with the video is that it was taken by pure chance.

April 10, 2015

When people ask me, “Who will protect us,” I want to say: Who protects you now?

April 9, 2015

The force behind the burgeoning movement talks about the resurgent fight for black liberation.

March 24, 2015

Starbucks’ “Race Together” campaign rings false as cases of police brutality multiply.

March 19, 2015

Although the Department of Justice and the police bureau in Portland, Oregon, reached a “groundbreaking” settlement last year, residents say racial discrimination is a problem.

March 16, 2015

We need decriminalization, not just data.

March 6, 2015

The tragic death of Trayvon Martin inspired a new generation of activists who fight to make black lives matter.

February 26, 2015

Activists and organizers gathered at the Schomburg Center to interrogate the current conditions of American policing.

February 25, 2015

What do I have to do, so that when my sons recall the sixty-third annual MLK Day celebration, it is about remembering past trials of injustice, rather than endlessly reliving them?

February 2, 2015

The Mendocino high school basketball teams are learning an ugly lesson in the boundaries of free speech.

December 27, 2014