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Life Inside April 29
I was born in D.C. to South Indian parents. But it wasn’t until I had to negotiate the criminal justice system that I fully realized what many Americans of color have to deal with.
The Frame March 22
Jon Henry's photography project seeks to convey the impact of police violence on Black families.
Life Inside December 10, 2020
“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, 2020
The racial slurs, dumb comments and news reports of hate violence have me on edge.
Feature November 20, 2020
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, 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 October 7, 2020
A brief history of a political dog whistle.
Life Inside August 6, 2020
We grew up listening to Tupac, smoking blunts and emulating Black people. Behind bars, our past was a dangerous secret.
News July 29, 2020
Many prisons, especially in the South, are named after racist officials and former plantations.