Articles in race tagged with law-and-justice

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Liza Oliver

Two attractions in Alabama—the new national lynching memorial and the First Confederate White House—show a nation struggling to contend with its legacy of racial violence.

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Robert L. Tsai

The Fourteenth Amendment was shaped by freed blacks’ insistence that everyone born in the United States deserved full citizenship.

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Ruha Benjamin

Second chances are the currency of white supremacy. To be white is to colonize the afterlife.

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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

Two new books, including National Book Award nominee ‘Locking Up Our Own,’ address major blind spots about the causes of America’s carceral failure.

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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.