Marshall Project Originals
Fear of a Black Patron
In retail, fear of black criminality regularly shows up in policies and practices across stores and sectors.
A Black Mother’s Survival Guide for Her Teenage Son
"The only right you have, I told him, is to make it home alive."
Driverless Cars Are Coming. What Does That Mean for Policing?
An end to traffic stops and hot pursuit. Arrest by drones. And new tricks for terrorists.
Can Courtroom Prejudice Be Proved?
The Supreme Court considers what it takes to show that prosecutors, when they pick juries, are discriminating against minorities.
Should Hard-line Prosecutors Be Nervous?
After voters oust two prosecutors for failing to hold police accountable, maybe.
What You Need To Know About Predictive Policing
Key background reading before our discussion on predictive policing on Wednesday, February 24th.
“Look at O.J. ... If He Had a Public Defender, He’d be in Jail.”
Why African-Americans don’t trust the courts, and why it matters.
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Our Prisons in Black and White
The race gap for adults is shrinking. Why is it widening for juveniles?
Exclusive: Obama Calls the Death Penalty “Deeply Troubling.”
A one-on-one interview with the president.
A Rural Sheriff Stares Down the Justice Department
In North Carolina case on racial profiling, U.S. suffers its first loss.
‘There is a Visceral Hatred for the People Who Wear This Uniform.’
Baltimore’s chief on policing in black communities.
Where the Shots are Fired
A new study points to a strategy for reducing police shootings in towns like Ferguson.