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.
He’s saying the right things. Will the US Conference of Catholic Bishops listen?
He seems like a lovely, modest man, but there's no sign he will change the church’s stance on issues that matter to women.
The racist reaction to a South Asian Miss America is a disgrace, but so is the Miss America pageant.
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.