Tag: Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (Book)

Every D.A. in America Should Open a Sentence Review Unit

What can we do to shrink our prison population, the world’s largest? Most answers to that question point forward: They look to reduce future arrests, prosecutions and sentences. But such changes, while desperately needed, do nothing for the hundreds of thousands of people who are already serving long sentences in America’s expensive and overcrowded prison […]

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An Antiracist Reading List

No one becomes “not racist,” despite a tendency by Americans to identify themselves that way. We can only strive to be “antiracist” on a daily basis, to continually rededicate ourselves to the lifelong task of overcoming our country’s racist heritage. We learn early the racist notion that white people have more because they are more; […]

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