News and Features
A Federal appeals court has put a stay on crucial reforms to the NYPD’s controversial policy—but will next week’s mayoral election render the stay moot?
The Biryulyovo riots should be read first and foremost as a protest against the multiethnic state.
The fight against marijuana prohibition must put racial justice at the center.
The federal government has subsidized the criminalization of millions of young people simply for having a small amount of pot.
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.
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