The officers are charged with violating George Floyd’s constitutional rights and failing to provide medical care.
Brazil suffers one of the highest rates of police-perpetrated killings in the world.
The state has 37 people on death row. Three are out of appeals and in line to be executed.
The lived reality for many Black and Brown people is a state of hypervigilance that overwhelms our nervous systems.
After viewing tape of Scott’s in-custody murder at the Collin County Jail, his family says he suffered “day of torture.”
A campus-based movement is growing in response, to abolish police presence and transform safety infrastructures.
“Alternatives” like invasive electronic monitoring turn communities into cages and further exploit people.
Our children have been entrapped in a web of collaboration involving judges, prosecutors and police officers.
Decriminalizing some drugs isn’t enough, say activists. We must also rethink racist policing of people selling drugs.
While the report’s scope is limited to Illinois, its recommendations are relevant to women’s incarceration nationwide.