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July 1, 2020
Their Unlikely Alliance Began at Whataburger. Can They Reform a Texas Jail?
When COVID-19 threatened the jail in Tyler, Texas, an activist pressured her sheriff to make change.
October 17, 2017
‘Black Identity Extremists’ and the Dark Side of the FBI
Leaked documents remind us of the agency’s history of dirty tricks.
February 23, 2016
One Man’s Haunting Look at PTSD and His Brother’s Execution
The Oscar-nominated short ‘Last Day of Freedom’ traces the troubled life of a black veteran.
February 8, 2016
Black and Unarmed: Behind the Numbers
What the Black Lives Matter movement misses about those police shootings.
Heather Mac Donald
March 19, 2015
Behind the Hashtag
#Blacklivesmatter wants to stay black.
February 25, 2015
The Missed Opportunity of Robert Woodson
One conservative black activist’s campaign for community crime control.
Vesla M. Weaver