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People detained by U.S. immigration officials are particularly vulnerable to human rights violations.

Mexican immigrants in Broadview, Illinois, ride a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement bus to the airport for deportation. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

June 22, 2018

A new study finds that focusing on aggregated national prison population data misses important trends at the state and local levels.

June 19, 2018

Prosecutors in central Mississippi were more than four times more likely to exclude black jurors.

June 15, 2018
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The one-of-a-kind museum will explore America's legacy of slavery, racial terror, segregation, and mass incarceration.
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EJI has documented over 4000 racial terror lynchings in the United States between the Civil War and World War II.
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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.