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Recent stories from The Marshall Project.
Feature August 30
1 in 5 African American deaths happens earlier than if they were White. Black doctors say the Flexner Report holds clues to the health system’s role in racial health disparities.
Feature August 19
The Kentucky State Police fatally shot 41 people from 2015 through 2020, more than any other law enforcement agency in the state.
Feature August 13
In rural communities, fatal police shootings have occurred at high rates, without the attention (and protests) that urban shootings have drawn.
Feature June 29
During the pandemic, prison officials could have prevented sickness and death by releasing those who were most vulnerable to coronavirus and least likely to reoffend — older incarcerated people.
Feature June 23
A new film highlights historical use of canines against Black people
Feature June 23
That's probably an undercount. But data from San Jose offers a glimpse of what the national scale of police violence might be.
Feature May 24
The U.S. Department of Justice in 1995 warned that people may die when police tie handcuffed wrists to bound ankles.
Feature May 22
Just ask a Dallas woman who spent a year in jail without talking to a lawyer.
Feature May 17
The majority of states obtain money intended for foster children with disabilities or a deceased parent without telling them, The Marshall Project and NPR found.
Feature April 23
At the start of the pandemic, we asked four incarcerated people to chronicle daily life with the coronavirus. Here, they reveal what they witnessed and how they coped with the chaos, fear, isolation and deaths.