Donnell Murray’s trial shows what happens when police and prosecutors use their most powerful tools against Black men.
“We’re talking about a hostage situation and the answer is to free the hostages,” says Kelly Hayes.
Rikers Island guards appear to be engaging in work stoppages to demand more guards and less oversight of their abuses.
The pandemic has only exacerbated the poor conditions that I’ve experienced for 35 years in prison.
These corporate zones operate as an arm of forcible social control to ward off perceived threats to the flow of profit.
Criminal legal reformers blame the Trump-era policy for increasing overdoses and worsening mass incarceration.
Human rights lawyer Derecka Purnell argues that police reform is an inadequate compromise to calls for abolition.
The study also showed that Black people are 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white people.
The merging of location tracking and biometrics has increased the potential for criminalization through technology.
The New York Police Department opened an investigation after leak of emails between officers and the far right militia.