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The disenfranchised, the incarcerated, the condemned, the undocumented, and the marginalized need you to vote in November.

September 28, 2016

Prosecuting children in adult court leads to unreliable convictions and excessive sentences.

Photo by Steve Liss

September 26, 2016

"Racial bias is detestable in any context, but in our criminal justice system it is especially pernicious," the dissent wrote. 

September 23, 2016
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The Memorial to Peace and Justice
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, this will be the country's first national memorial to victims of lynching.
Hundreds of people have begun to actively engage in community remembrance projects around the era of lynching.
The museum will connect the history of racial inequality with contemporary issues of mass incarceration, excessive punishment, and police violence.
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We are collecting soil from lynching sites and creating a memorial that recognizes lynching victims and bears witness to our history of racial terror.
EJI documented more than 4000 terror lynchings between the Civil War and World War II.
Outlines the latest reforms that aid children caught in the American criminal justice system and the work that remains to be done.