Articles in race tagged with law-and-justice

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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.

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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.

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Stephen Kantrowitz

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

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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.

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Kelly Lytle Hernández

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

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Simon Waxman

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

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Garrett Felber

Integration doesn’t guarantee equality or freedom.

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Donna Murch

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

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Benjamin Balthaser

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