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Paul Butler used to send people to prison for drugs. Now he supports letting guilty drug offenders go.
For decades, Native Americans have fought to change the NFL team’s name. Now, finally, there’s a groundswell for change.
Some states are reviving disenfranchisement schemes that date back to the antebellum South.
A history of the fight for voting rights and the movement to restrict them once again.
Republicans replay their Southern Strategy in an attempt to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
The City of Chicago has paid tens of millions of dollars in settlements with victims of brutality under Police Commander Jon Burge. But justice is far from done—and some victims are still in prison.
Up an unpaved Idaho road, self-styled “patriots” gather to plan and train in close-quarters battle.
The tragic murder of Australian student Christopher Lane is being exploited by the right to stoke fears of a race war.
A panel discussion on the legacy of King's "Dream" speech.
Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.