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Yesterday, Rogarius Bray was fatally stabbed at St. Clair Correctional Facility – the second homicide in three weeks.

September 21, 2018

Anthony Lane's death sentence was reversed and the trial court was ordered to sentence him to life imprisonment without parole.

September 19, 2018

A man is wrestled to the ground by law enforcement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, while protesting the July 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling. (Reuters/Jonathan Bachman)

September 17, 2018
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The one-of-a-kind museum will explore America's legacy of slavery, racial terror, segregation, and mass incarceration.
Abbeville is an American story about hard work and achievement, racial terrorism and exile, and the healing power of truth-telling.
The need to confront America's history of racial injustice is more urgent now than ever.
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EJI has documented over 4000 racial terror lynchings in the United States 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.
We are committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment, challenging cruel conditions of confinement, and confronting America’s long history of racial inequality and injustice.