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Commentary November 7
With the passage of Amendment 4, more than a million people intimately affected by the criminal justice system have become more empowered to shape it.
Feature September 13
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
Analysis September 12
As the NYPD slows arrests for fare evasion, neighborhoods of color remain a target.
Commentary August 26
Black and brown men paid the price for supplying what the recreational drug market demanded: cocaine and weed.
Commentary August 20
Denying voting rights to people with felony convictions has roots in racist laws.
Feature April 29
Think the Manhattan DA goes easy on the rich? Take a look at how he prosecutes the poor.
Commentary April 23
In retail, fear of black criminality regularly shows up in policies and practices across stores and sectors.
Life Inside February 15
"The only right you have, I told him, is to make it home alive."
Commentary October 23, 2017
New research finds that prosecutors give white defendants better deals than black defendants.
Analysis February 22, 2017
Was he sentenced to death “because he is black”?