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A disproportionate number of Black residents have left the city, and advocates say the next mayor needs to ensure greater access to housing.
Decades of exploitation, abuse, and racism in medicine have cost many Black Americans their lives during the pandemic. Now the government can act to prevent further harm.
In her run for City Council, Fife pushes back on the institutional barriers to Black people that come from a history of oppression.
Legislation proposed this week by Gov. Ron DeSantis also seeks to withhold state funding from counties that move to decrease police budgets.
Members of Congress have introduced a bill that would create a National Center on Anti-Racism in Health.
The president’s fearmongering over mail-in ballots is part of a long history of politicians denying members of marginalized communities, and particularly Black people, the right to vote.
Cops who turn marches against police violence into parades don’t actually want substantial changes to policing.
Ramos v. Louisiana is a long-overdue affirmation of the constitutional rights of criminal defendants—and sets the stage for dramatic Supreme Court fights in the years ahead.
A Brooklyn teacher tried three times to get treatment for the coronavirus. Now she’s fighting for her life.
Erin Clare Brown
As a Black child in San Francisco, I learned early that mine and others’ bodies meant nothing to those supposedly tasked with our protection.
Rann Bar-On pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault of Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson to remain a legal U.S. resident. For the next two years, he isn’t allowed to protest in the county.
Top prosecutors in Baltimore, Chicago, and New York City are supporting Kim Gardner over the “entrenched interests” that they say seek to undermine reforms and police accountability.
Investing billions of government dollars into programs that embed police in Black communities will not reduce police violence, nor repair years of injustice.
Philip V. McHarris
With Miriam Mack and Elizabeth Tuttle Newman of The Bronx Defenders
Adam H. Johnson
A statewide pattern of discrimination in jury selection has gone largely uncorrected, while lives remain in the balance, advocates say.
As public servants, prosecutors should be willing to put their cases before anyone in the communities they serve.
Vida B. Johnson
With City University of New York law professor Babe Howell
With Angela J. Davis, Appeal contributor and professor of law at American University's Washington College of Law.
A new report details Alabama’s “War on Marijuana” ahead of a key DA election.
Josie and Clint talk with the artist about criminal justice reform and his #FREEAMERICA campaign.
Josie Duffy Rice,
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.
There are two types of Black people, the juror said, and Tharpe wasn’t a “good” one.
Judge Mark W. Bennett