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.
Yesterday, the city took their fight to keep the controversial policy to a federal appeals court—and civil rights advocates pushed back.
Mayor Bloomberg and Ray Kelly lost big: a federal court ruling and a new law ban the racial profiling that undergirds the discriminatory practice.
How the New York City Council’s Community Safety Act stands the best chance of curtailing the NYPD’s most destructive racial profiling practices.
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.
How George Zimmerman’s lawyers exploited racist stereotypes to justify the fear—and killing—of black men.
From Stand-Your-Ground to Stop-and-Frisk.
Why violent right-wing extremism doesn’t scare Americans.
Council members are working on an agenda that includes labor organizing, public transportation and giving legal immigrants the right to vote in municipal elections.