Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
Prison-reform advocates tend to focus on the plight of those behind bars. But the enforcers of this draconian system are victims as well.
Sex, or the fear of it, has been almost as important in the construction of this nightmare as racism.
How “Fuck the Police” came to narrate the town’s humiliations and violations.
We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.
How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.
Systematic undercounting of sexual assaults in the US disguises a hidden rape crisis.
A judge has permitted the partial release of long-sealed Attica papers, but the full story of the assault remains hidden.
All parties involved share responsibility for the failure of negotiations and the escalation of violence in Ukraine.