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Columbus County Sheriff Jody Greene

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A North Carolina sheriff, in all his caucasity, likely never imagined he’d be at the center of an investigation into a phone call he made to blow off a little steam....

defendants targeted a Black victim for a brutal attack simply because of the color of his skin

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The Department of Justice announced today that two men, Devan Nathanial Johnson, 28, and Brandon Wayne Killian, 31, pleaded guilty to committing a hate crime...

Alabama has one of the nation’s most secretive and least transparent execution policies.

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In the wake of Alabama’s failed attempt to execute Alan Miller last week, calls to suspend executions in the state are growing.

Alabama scheduled Alan Miller’s...

Axel C. Cox, 23, has been charged with hate crime and arson violations for burning a cross

Photos: Harrison County Sheriff's Dept.\Mississippi Department of Corrections
The Justice Department announced that Axel C. Cox, 23, has been charged with hate crime and arson violations for...

arrest of a former Chicago cop Dante Salinas for the 2020 killing of 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnet

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The following is a press statement released Thursday regarding the arrest of a former Chicago cop Dante Salinas for the 2020 killing of 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnet--and...

CPE has collaborated with communities and law enforcement agencies in some 60 localities to reduce racially disparate policing

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Today, in direct response to feedback from its community partners, the Center for Policing Equity (CPE) launched the first of its offerings in a new learning environment...

Multiple videos posted on social media show correctional officer Ell White beating a man during an apparent mental health crisis

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Multiple videos (see at end of article) posted on social media show correctional officer Ell White beating a man during an apparent mental health crisis at Elmore...

He has finally been released after 23 years behind bars.

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In 2000, Adnan Syed, the focus of the podcast “Serial” and HBO’s documentary “The Case Against Adnan Syed” was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his high...

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referred to jails as ‘garbage bins’ for human beings."

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Hardly a week goes by in the Inland Empire lately without a new report of an inmate death in either Riverside or San Bernardino County. As recently reported by the IE Voice...

court ruled last week that both electrocution and the firing squad violate the South Carolina Constitution.

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A Richland County court ruled last week that both electrocution and the firing squad violate the South Carolina Constitution.

The state constitution bars...

“They killed my baby,” said Darryl’s mother, Jukita Johnson

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ST. LOUIS — A teenager was shot dead by police officers on Sunday night outside of a gas station in Old North St. Louis. Darryl Ross, 16, was armed and running away,...

L.A. County’s horrific treatment of people in the jails is egregious

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LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County Jail’s booking center, known as the Inmate Reception Center (IRC), is holding people in abysmal conditions of confinement and violating...

 Donovan Lewis was lying in bed when the Columbus Police Department stormed into his apartment

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At 2:30AM on Tuesday, August 30th, Donovan Lewis was lying in bed when the Columbus Police Department stormed into his apartment to serve a warrant. Moments later, police...

The land on which this historically Black community is built has been owned by five Black families for 100+ years.

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The Sandridge is a small community in Conway, South Carolina. The land on which this historically Black community is built has been owned by five Black...

In Texas prisons that lack air conditioning, temperatures routinely exceed triple digits.

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In Texas prisons that lack air conditioning, temperatures routinely exceed triple digits. Outdoor temperature logs reveal heat indexes surpassing 149 degrees, which can...

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