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Activists in Durham, North Carolina, have come together in support of Carlos Riley Jr. and against the racial policing they believe has put him behind bars.
When Obama announced a review of surveillance practices, he was compelled by Snowden’s heroic actions.
There are over two million men and women incarcerated in the United States and most cannot afford to call their families.
The crime of the century.
The Bloomberg administration accuses a judge of bias for her rulings against the NYPD. But more judges should consider the human implications of police policies.
Obama sounds the notes of racial justice at key moments, while asserting unprecedented power to implement policies that are destructive, discriminatory—and embodied by the NYPD commissioner.
What if your country begins to change and no one notices?
The death of Billy “Guero” Sell will not be the last, warn advocates for prisoners refusing to eat or work.
Ethan Saylor died because police responded with rapid and unnecessary force to his disability. I worry, not only for my son with Down Syndrome, but for all others who face similar tactics.
How George Zimmerman’s lawyers exploited racist stereotypes to justify the fear—and killing—of black men.