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Alabama is scheduled to execute 61-year-old Doyle Hamm tonight. He has spent 30 years on death row and is terminally ill.

February 22, 2018

Five decades after Fair Housing Act, African Americans continue to be denied mortgage loans at rates far higher than white homebuyers.

February 19, 2018

 

Travis Wilson was stabbed at St. Clair Correctional Facility, becoming 9th person killed in Alabama prisons in less than a year.

(William Widmer)

February 16, 2018
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The one-of-a-kind museum will explore America's legacy of slavery, racial terror, segregation, and mass incarceration.
Located in Montgomery, Alabama, this will be the country's first national memorial to victims of lynching.
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.