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Josie Duffy Rice and her co-host, Derecka Purnell, talk to Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of the Advancement Project, about the school to prison pipeline.
Some officers have recently boasted about breaking state law and collaborating with ICE, according to messages posted in the group and obtained by The Appeal.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department was sued in 2017 for allegedly subjecting Black motorists and pedestrians to unconstitutional stops and searches.
Rather than encouraging more faith in the police, true reform requires dismantling the system that empowers them.
Alex S. Vitale
With Miriam Mack and Elizabeth Tuttle Newman of The Bronx Defenders
Adam H. Johnson
Even in states where use is decriminalized, child welfare systems continue to treat it as a sign of neglectful parenting, particularly among families of color.
Elizabeth Tuttle Newman
In a civil rights lawsuit, an officer in Allentown claims he was subjected to racial discrimination before he was fired.
With City University of New York law professor Babe Howell
Despite accounting for less than 12 percent of the state’s adult population, roughly 40 percent of all bail bonds were issued in cases involving a Black defendant.
With Appeal contributor Jon Campbell
Officers say the language used now is more subtle but still encourages numbers-driven policing.
A new report details Alabama’s “War on Marijuana” ahead of a key DA election.
About 51 percent of the people charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana in Allegheny County are Black.
A single training document uncovered in a prosecutor’s files could save Russell William Tucker’s life.
A white cop joked about bringing explosives to a Black Lives Matter protest in Columbus with no consequences. A black cop joked about ‘black on black’ crime and may be fired.
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson
This case was always about race,” defense attorney said.
A Louisiana man’s request for a “lawyer dog” was deemed unclear by the state’s Supreme Court.