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Mr. Buck had been sentenced to death after an expert said he was more likely to act violently because he is black.

October 11, 2017

A court stayed Mr. Borden's execution to address questions about Alabama's method of execution.

October 9, 2017
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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.