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Death Sentences April 5
The men arrested in recent killings in Atlanta, Boulder, Colorado, and Orange, California, could face very different sentences if convicted.
Thousands of kids were freed from juvenile detention during the pandemic. They were more likely to be White, data shows.
Analysis November 11, 2020
Even in states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana possession, Black people are still more likely to be arrested for it than White people. These organizers are working to change that.
The System November 11, 2020
The United States locks up more people per capita than any other developed country. Here’s why.
Feature November 8, 2020
A new lawsuit claims Black Americans with mental illness are being forced into traumatic emergency room stays.
Justice Lab October 28, 2020
Mainstream media is less likely to cover Black homicide victims and less likely to portray them as complex human beings, a new study shows.
Analysis August 21, 2020
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.
News June 11, 2020
The North Carolina state Supreme Court has upheld the controversial Racial Justice Act, which opponents repealed in 2013
Analysis June 10, 2020
Even in the 15 largest departments where the majority of officers are people of color, only one union leader is black, our analysis shows.
Coronavirus June 2, 2020
Racial disparities grew in five cities as arrests fell, according to our new data analysis.