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Race and Poverty

January 23, 2015
In the wake of Barack Obama's election in 2008, there has been an increase in resistance to civil rights and an increase in anti-civil rights...
January 16, 2015
The North Miami Beach police department was caught last month using pictures of African Americans for sniper practice at a firing range.
January 12, 2015
On his last day in office today, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn commuted the 50-year sentence imposed on Tyrone Hood for a 1993 murder that evidence...

Children in Prison

January 16, 2015
The North Miami Beach police department was caught last month using pictures of African Americans for sniper practice at a firing range.
January 7, 2015
A new report finds that the United States annually incurs estimated long-term costs of $8-to-$21 billion for incarcerating young people.
December 24, 2014
Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy premiered as a New York Times Best Seller and has received rave reviews since its October release. In the past few...

Mass Incarceration

January 16, 2015
The North Miami Beach police department was caught last month using pictures of African Americans for sniper practice at a firing range.
December 24, 2014
Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy premiered as a New York Times Best Seller and has received rave reviews since its October release. In the past few...
November 28, 2014
EJI is the highest rated Civil Rights and Advocacy charity in the country, according to Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest and most influential...

Death Penalty

January 20, 2015
Seeking the death penalty costs on average $1 million more per case, according to a new report on the costs of capital punishment in Washington.
January 16, 2015
The North Miami Beach police department was caught last month using pictures of African Americans for sniper practice at a firing range.
January 5, 2015
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley announced last week that he will commute the death sentences of the four men who remain on death row nearly two...