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 two Alabama correctional officers were arrested on charges connected to the death of Jason Kirkland

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On May 10, two Alabama correctional officers were arrested on charges connected to the death of Jason Kirkland in a segregation unit at Donaldson...

U.S. Department of Justice's newly-announced initiatives to address, prevent and report on hate crimes and hate incidents.

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(WASHINGTON, D.C., 5/23/22) - Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today welcomed the U....

President Biden’s message was very direct: “What happened here is simple and straightforward: terrorism. Terrorism.

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The scene at the Delavan Grider Community Center earlier this week was a far too familiar one in our nation: a President and First Lady comforting grieving families...

The Department of Justice today kicked off a two-day national summit on reducing violence and strengthening communities

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The Department of Justice Tuesday kicked off a two-day national summit on reducing violence and strengthening communities. The summit convenes more than 500...

The 10 people killed are tragic, new victims of the under-regulated access to guns and weapons of war in the U.S. still sanction

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Each day, EJI publishes a short account about our nation’s long history of racial injustice and the violence and terror of our past that continues to...

Jeremy Gibson, 31, a former officer with the Muncie Police Department, in Muncie, Indiana, pleaded guilty

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Jeremy Gibson, 31, a former officer with the Muncie Police Department, in Muncie, Indiana, pleaded guilty Friday to civil rights and obstruction charges....

The Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed on Tuesday that another man was killed in a state prison.

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The Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed on Tuesday that another man was killed in a state prison. At least seven people living in ADOC custody have...

Anthony Dixon was wrongly convicted of a rape and robbery

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In 1995, Anthony Dixon was wrongly convicted of a rape and robbery that had occurred two years prior at a motel in Harrisonville, Missouri.

The...

Arizona plans to execute Clarence Dixon, 66, on Wednesday,

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Arizona plans to execute Clarence Dixon, 66, on Wednesday, even though he is blind, physically frail, and has a documented history of severe mental illness....

police data transparency for accountability

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Police officers are the most visible manifestation of the criminal legal system and have a profound impact on the lives of millions of people every year. For...

men must leave the sidelines in this national reproductive rights emergency.

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“It’s on us to listen, to speak out, and to take action. Not because women are our mothers, sisters, wives or friends—but because women are people. And all people...

Many Americans have seen the video of officer Schurr on top of Lyoya, just before he shoots him dead—with a bullet to the back o

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On Thursday, in a conversation with Black Star News publisher, Milton Allimadi, we talked about the police penchant to lie, particularly in cases where they kill or...

March 1991 tape of Los Angeles Police officers fracturing Rodney King’s skull

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Whatever horror I felt watching the March 1991 tape of Los Angeles Police officers fracturing Rodney King’s skull, breaking his teeth and bones and causing...

ndictment charging Jordan Patrick Leahy, 29, with committing hate crimes for his racially-motivated attack on a Black man

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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Roger Handberg for the Middle District of Florida announced today that a...

Patrick Lyoya, a 26-year-old Congolese immigrant, is killed by Christopher Schurr, a Grand Rapids police officer,

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The horrific death of Patrick Lyoya at the hands of a Grand Rapids police officer was not just preventable, it was predictable. GRPD has a long history of racist...

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