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Analysis September 23
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a revered feminist icon. Her legacy on issues such as prisoners’ rights, capital punishment, racial justice and tribal sovereignty has been less examined.
Analysis August 21
New data shows deaths from all causes—COVID and otherwise—have gone up 9 percent among White Americans, but more than 30 percent in communities of color.
Life Inside August 6
We grew up listening to Tupac, smoking blunts and emulating Black people. Behind bars, our past was a dangerous secret.
Life Inside July 9
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.
News July 7
But is it legal? A California appeals court is going to decide.
Life Inside June 25
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.
Life Inside June 18
Growing up with a father who was incarcerated didn’t define me. But it certainly taught me to challenge stereotypes and ask better questions.
Coronavirus June 15
Amid speculation of a spike in abuse, advocates worry that families of color will be policed even more.
News June 11
The North Carolina state Supreme Court has upheld the controversial Racial Justice Act, which opponents repealed in 2013
Analysis June 10
Even in the 15 largest departments where the majority of officers are people of color, only one union leader is black, our analysis shows.