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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.

Die in.

Last night, hundreds of protesters converged on the Cavaliers-Nets game to continue to demand justice in the wake of the Eric Garner case.

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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

We need outspoken athletes, connected to social movements, to speak directly to the masses of people who have tuned out politics.

December 10, 2014

In order to breathe, people have begun to move.

December 9, 2014

Your son’s life did matter.

December 4, 2014

Sensitivity training will not be enough. “Diversity” will not be enough. The only way to end police violence is to admit to ourselves that cops are an inherently oppressive force.

December 3, 2014

An injury to one is an injury to all. 

December 1, 2014

Unrest kept Michael Brown’s memory alive, and unrest is the key to justice.

November 24, 2014

The murder of students in Guerrero is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.

October 24, 2014