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Race and Poverty

September 2, 2015
On Tuesday evening, EJI hosted a community event featuring Dr. Bernard Lafayette, who was recruited by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to serve as...
August 31, 2015
A new analysis of federal data found that Southern schools disproportionately suspend and expel African American students at rates higher than their...
August 28, 2015
Amelia Boynton Robinson, called the matriarch of the voting rights movement, passed away on Wednesday in Montgomery, Alabama, at age 104.

Children in Prison

August 31, 2015
A new analysis of federal data found that Southern schools disproportionately suspend and expel African American students at rates higher than their...
August 21, 2015
Starbucks announced this week that it is proudly featuring Just Mercy in its stores this summer as part of its commitment to fostering productive...

Mass Incarceration

August 21, 2015
Starbucks announced this week that it is proudly featuring Just Mercy in its stores this summer as part of its commitment to fostering productive...
August 12, 2015
Recent interviews of people in prolonged solitary confinement reveal that these men are so severely isolated that experts describe their experience...

Death Penalty

August 24, 2015
A study released last week found that prosecutors in Louisiana's Caddo Parish strike African Americans from jury service at three times the rate...
August 21, 2015
Starbucks announced this week that it is proudly featuring Just Mercy in its stores this summer as part of its commitment to fostering productive...