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By Nicole Flatow The last few months have issued several potent reminders that racism still pervades our criminal justice system, as even some prominent and powerful American black leaders publicly professed that they had to warn their young sons about … Continue reading
By Michael Leo Owens Reform criminal justice now. That was the core message US Attorney General Eric Holder delivered recently to the American Bar Association and our nation. He declared that “too many Americans go to too many prisons for … Continue reading
By Judd Legum George Zimmerman killed one boy, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Although a Florida jury found Zimmerman not guilty, his attitude — that a young black male is an object suspicion and contempt — not only cost Martin his life … Continue reading
Great presentation from human rights lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative discussing the unfairness of the American criminal justice system.
An excellent commentary by Renay Patterson-Scott on an issue that we need to demand a change in. Race-Talk » Blog Archive » The war on drugs is an unconstitutional war on African-Americans.
I would like to hear from the family in the UK on this one. What I found interesting is that some in the United Kingdom admit that this is the “…result of decades of racial prejudice in the criminal justice system and an overly … Continue reading