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Robin Washington is interim commentary editor for The Marshall Project. He was previously editor-in-chief of the Duluth News Tribune and is an editorial board member of the Boston Globe and contributor to WGBH Boston, American City Business Journals and Wisconsin Public Radio. His many journalism honors include the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award for his landmark public television documentary on the origins of the Civil Rights Movement, "You Don't Have to Ride Jim Crow!"
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Commentary October 11
Powerful HBO documentary chronicles family trauma caused by mandatory minimums.
Commentary September 12
Subways and buses are no match for those intent on riding without paying.
Commentary August 22
“An inmate is there as punishment, not for punishment.”
Commentary July 3
Had British authorities and their soldiers exercised de-escalation tactics, would the United States exist today?
News May 3
A memorial, a pilgrimage, a reconciliation.
Commentary February 13
Jeff Sessions is right about the ‘heritage' of U.S. sheriffs, in more ways than one.
Commentary October 5, 2017
The definition of terrorism varies by jurisdiction and has morphed over time.
Commentary April 12, 2017
Before United, a legacy of excessive force in transportation
Justice Lab March 27, 2017
The search for the truly nonlethal weapon.
Justice Lab October 12, 2016
Training cops in the use of force.