Articles in race tagged with law-and-justice

Walter Johnson

A childhood steeped in guns shows that toxic masculinity and racism are at the heart of U.S. gun culture.

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Chad Kautzer

Self-defense is not merely an individual right, it is collective political resistance.

Vesla M. Weaver

Reform efforts can’t succeed unless we understand the complex political forces that gave rise to the vast and unprecedented expansion in punishment and surveillance.

Stephen Kantrowitz

We can learn from the surprising coalition of people who sheltered and rescued escaped slaves.

Victor Ray

Stop-and-frisk and broken-windows policing have ravaged black communities, treating everyone as criminals, while failing to make cities any safer. Now Trump wants to revive them.

Kelly Lytle Hernández

Throughout the twentieth century, bipartisan consensus was that black youth were latent criminals in need of abundant policing.

Simon Waxman

A Massachusetts high court ruling acknowledges that black men aren’t wrong for wanting to run from police.

Garrett Felber

Integration doesn’t guarantee equality or freedom.

Donna Murch

Debt still sends many people—especially black people—to jail.

Benjamin Balthaser

Images of police violence against African Americans have a radical heritage.