Marshall Project Originals
I Am Not Your “Other”
I’m a Cambodian-American from Long Beach, California. But to a prison system that limits its population categories to “Black,” “White” and “Hispanic,” I’m the race version of a misfit toy.
How My White Privilege Protected Me In Jail
Being locked up for a crime I didn’t commit was hard. But nothing compares to the humiliation and harassment that my elderly, disabled, Black cellmate experienced.
A Murder Case Unravels
Prosecutors stacked the deck. Forty-one years later, that may be enough to free Johnny Gates.
Fear of a Black Patron
In retail, fear of black criminality regularly shows up in policies and practices across stores and sectors.
Dallas’s Deputy Chief on Race, Despair, and Learning from Police Shootings
“My life has to matter, too.”