Driving the industry’s confrontations with racism and other forms of institutional discrimination are BIPOC and movement journalists, working in tandem with communities that have long been trivialized in the news.
- December 18, 2020
- July 17, 2020
Washington DC has a very high incarceration rate and up to 4,500 people could be affected by the measure, included in emergency police reform legislation that passed the city council this week.
- June 18, 2020
Let us name the system: "racial capitalism."
- April 1, 2020
America has the highest incarceration rate of any nation, with almost 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Statistically, nearly one in 100 Americans is doing time, and, according to the prison reform group, The Sentencing Project, “More than 60% of the people in prison are now racial and ethnic minorities. For Black males in their thirties, 1 in every 10 is in prison or jail on any given day. These trends have been intensified by ...
- December 8, 2017Before he was a Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall was a civil rights lawyer battling the same forces that confront our justice system today.
- November 28, 2017Five out of six people behind bars awaiting trial are there simply because they can’t afford bail. Community bail funds offer a solution.