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Life Inside December 10
“From time to time you hear someone shout something like, ‘Trump cannot be stopped!’ or, ‘Let’s get this White Nazi out of power!’ There is no gray area.”
Life Inside December 3
The racial slurs, dumb comments and news reports of hate violence have me on edge.
Feature November 20
25 years ago this month, “superpredator” was coined in The Weekly Standard. Media spread the term like wildfire, creating repercussions on policy and culture we are still reckoning with today.
Feature November 8
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 October 7
A brief history of a political dog whistle.
Life Inside August 6
We grew up listening to Tupac, smoking blunts and emulating Black people. Behind bars, our past was a dangerous secret.
News July 29
Many prisons, especially in the South, are named after racist officials and former plantations.
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.
Feature June 23
A group of 2020 hopefuls say their first-hand experience with the justice system makes them best suited to fix it.