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Race and Poverty

October 28, 2014
This week, Alicia Keys' We Are Here Movement is putting a spotlight on EJI's work challenging racial injustice and mass incarceration with a social...
October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 20, 2014
A new study reports that African Americans are dramatically more likely to be shot during encounters with police officers. ProPublica analyzed 1217...

Children in Prison

October 30, 2014
Three days after the United States Supreme Court let stand the Nebraska Supreme Court's decision retroactively applying the constitutional ban on...
October 28, 2014
This week, Alicia Keys' We Are Here Movement is putting a spotlight on EJI's work challenging racial injustice and mass incarceration with a social...
October 24, 2014
Pope Francis called on all Christians and people of good will to struggle for abolition of the death penalty and life imprisonment and "to improve...

Mass Incarceration

October 28, 2014
This week, Alicia Keys' We Are Here Movement is putting a spotlight on EJI's work challenging racial injustice and mass incarceration with a social...
October 24, 2014
Pope Francis called on all Christians and people of good will to struggle for abolition of the death penalty and life imprisonment and "to improve...
October 23, 2014
The Montgomery Advertiser this week joined EJI in calling for the removal of St. Clair Correctional Facility Warden Carter Davenport and demanding...

Death Penalty

October 24, 2014
Pope Francis called on all Christians and people of good will to struggle for abolition of the death penalty and life imprisonment and "to improve...
October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 12, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote about EJI's effort "to challenge bias and represent the voiceless." EJI is...