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Race and Poverty

June 30, 2015
In the 1960s, activists began organizing demonstrations to secure the civil rights of Native Americans, who had been marginalized, disadvantaged,...
June 28, 2015
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal last night in San Francisco at the national convention of the American Library Association for the best...
June 24, 2015
For several years EJI has been advancing a project aimed at changing the way Americans think and talk about race. EJI's Race and Poverty project is...

Children in Prison

July 2, 2015
Last week, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed SB 796, which abolished life-without-parole sentences for all children.
June 28, 2015
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal last night in San Francisco at the national convention of the American Library Association for the best...
June 8, 2015
A new report reveals that racial disparities in traffic stops by Missouri police officers escalated to an unprecedented high in 2014. In the first...

Mass Incarceration

June 28, 2015
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal last night in San Francisco at the national convention of the American Library Association for the best...
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in a concurring opinion released last week criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement and called...
June 16, 2015
Despite increasing scrutiny of police use of force nationwide, the number of fatal police shootings in Florida has tripled in the past fifteen years.

Death Penalty

June 29, 2015
In a decision today addressing technical questions about the reliability of a specific lethal injection protocol in Oklahoma, two United States...
June 28, 2015
Bryan Stevenson won the Carnegie Medal last night in San Francisco at the national convention of the American Library Association for the best...
June 26, 2015
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in a concurring opinion released last week criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement and called...