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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.

NYPD

No, we should not stop talking about police shootings.

Blogs

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

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wants his office to be able to prosecute cases in which police officers kill unarmed citizens.

December 16, 2014

Protests on the NYU campus in the wake of the Eric Garner non-indictment spark debates on social media about race and privilege.

December 10, 2014