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Articles in Race tagged with Law and Justice

Christopher Newfield

Institutional reform is no match for pervasive structural inequality.

Joseph Margulies

Draconian individual punishment distracts from systemic change and reinforces the cruelest and most racist system of incarceration on the planet.

David Hogg, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Kathleen Belew

The strategy of “leaderless resistance” has allowed white power activists to disguise the extent of their organizing.

Stuart Schrader

Its illegitimacy goes far beyond the war on drugs.

Paul Gowder

The language of universal rights can be a powerful tool for advancing social justice.

David Hogg, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

David Hogg and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz discuss replacement theory, the gunman’s manifesto, and how we organize against violent white supremacy.

Randall L. Kennedy

King could not accomplish what philosophers and theologians also failed to—distinguishing moral from immoral law in a polarized society.

Nia T. Evans, Dorothy Roberts

The system's roots aren't in rescuing children, but in the policing of Black, Indigenous, and poor families.

Sara Matthiesen
After Roe v. Wade, Angela Davis wrote about how the reproductive rights movement was failing women of color. As Roe is dismantled, her diagnosis is more crucial than ever.
Derecka Purnell, Nia T. Evans

Derecka Purnell discusses her new book Becoming Abolitionists, how she came to join the movement against policing and prisons, and what a just world looks like.