After nearly 15 years behind bars, Erika Ray is getting another day in court.
Indigenous Water Protectors demanded action from Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe Biden during the Saturday rally.
Federal drug laws are designed to ensure that the spoils of the emerging legal cannabis industry go to the affluent.
Some Water Protectors see direct action as one of the few tactics that produces quick results.
Omar says that, while the legality of his actions has been decided, it is up to Biden to rule on the moral question.
Gilbert is now eligible to apply for parole, but he could still be denied.
A “closure” sometimes means the use of prisons as training sites that perpetuate oppression elsewhere.
Many rural jails and prisons face serious environmental threats, but they aren’t often considered in emergency planning.
An ACLU report found that border agents in Michigan were disproportionately detaining people of Latin American descent.
The ballot initiative would replace the city’s police department with a new “Department of Public Safety.”