Chief Art Acevedo has lambasted top brass over high-profile incidents of violence in his department. We need more of this.
Dr. Phillip A. Goff, the president and cofounder of the Center for Policing Equity, is developing a new vocabulary for racism and policing.
Trump’s vague and reckless calls for supporters to “monitor” elections is voter intimidation, and it may be illegal under the Voting Rights Act.
By the time you’ve finished reading this story, at least five people will have been arrested for simple drug possession.
The kind of thinking that equates black communities with “inner-city” crime has infected public policy and pop culture alike.
Selma director Ava DuVernay’s new film, 13th, lays bare the connections between America’s history of slavery and its broken prison system.
A conversation with the civil rights law scholar Michelle Alexander on how to dismantle the mass incarceration crisis in the U.S.
Activists say they can’t wait for a court decision when it comes to the legacy of white supremacy.
Let’s make telling the truth great again.
Stop-and-frisk has not been going “incredibly well” in New York City, as Trump says—or in any other city.
If automated vehicles can change and save so many lives, we should talk seriously about how they can protect black lives.
There is still no catastrophic crime wave overtaking the U.S., but the situation in Chicago cannot be ignored.
The city is making this a more complicated ordeal than it needs to be.
California’s climate change bill has reduced overall greenhouse gas emissions, but not air pollution in black and Latino neighborhoods.
Forbes implores those who’ve made millions off of hip hop to invest back in the borough it was born in.
The new guidelines are a step in the right direction, but black leisure consumers may not wait around for the company to make things right.
The Republican candidate is cribbing from the early 20th-century white supremacist and eugenicist Madison Grant.
Governor Paul LePage believes black and Latino drug dealers are polluting the white state of Maine.