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The Marshall Project found bail companies took in $43 million over 18 months in Mississippi, where average income is less than $22,000.

July 17, 2018
The Etowah County Sheriff's office admitted it served this breakfast to people in jail. (Connor Sheets, al.com)

The Etowah County Sheriff's office served this paltry breakfast to people in jail. (Connor Sheets, al.com)

July 12, 2018

Understanding the opposition to civil rights can help us address its legacy today.

July 10, 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.