Nation Topics - Police Brutality
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As a mother, I feel that it is my responsibility to support others whose children have fallen victim to police violence, and to be a voice for my son Sean Bell.
Gary Younge pokes some major holes in America’s faith in “eternal progress,” then lays out next steps for racial justice with M Adams, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, and Mandela Barnes.
Now is the time for Mayor Rawlings Blake to put an end to Baltimore police militarization.
The criminal-justice system is set up never to jail police. Could restorative justice serve communities better?
The emotional distance between Freddie Gray’s moving funeral and the chaos that followed isn’t as wide as it may seem.
The death of Freddie Gray in police custody has sparked outrage over the conduct of the Baltimore Police Department.
Local advocates are poised to win a campaign for justice that’s broader than individual civil suits can offer.
These well-meaning changes will simply reproduce racial inequality.
Public defenders know that the trouble with our justice system extends far beyond abusive policing.