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Bill Moyers and Michelle Alexander on the Racist Plague of Mass Incarceration and America’s Future

By Bill Moyers and Michelle Alexander There are more African Americans under correctional control today ̶ in prison or jail, on probation or parole ̶ than were enslaved in 1850, a decade before the Civil War began. According to The … Continue reading

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Ten Ways Criminal Justice Is One Of The Great Civil Rights Crises Of Our Time

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

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