Once elected, criminal justice reformers face nasty attacks. By Rashad Robinson http://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/opinion/george-floyd-prosecutors.html “District attorneys elected to carry out progressive policies over the last five years have been met… Read more “Battle for Fairness: Progressive Prosecutors Under Fire”
I was born smack in the middle of America’s “Baby Boom.” I lived my formative years under Jim Crow in rural Missouri. My life spans the arc… Read more “Will I live to see the moral arch arc bend toward justice?”
Shame on you @RepMarciaFudge. Today, Aisha Fraser is dead. Her blood is on your hands as well as her abuser’s, her husband, Lance Fraser. It does not… Read more “Aisha Fraser is Dead”
Senate Judiciary Committee member Lindsey Graham argues that Republicans are not competent to question Dr. Blasey Ford in Kavenaugh hearing and must bring in “someone who knows what they’re doing.”
As the activist protests following the Shockley decision in St. Louis continue, it is clear that the The Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) and its leadership are growing more sophisticated.
There are lessons for all of us in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Many of those lessons relate to issues of justice of all kinds: environmental, social,… Read more “Lessons In Harvey’s Wake”
Under cover of night and as the natural disaster of Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, Trump executed a series of actions (wouldn’t bet on it being a carefully… Read more “Trump’s Big Night”
How do two violent offenders, escape from prison, flee in a stolen vehicle, engage in a rolling gunfight with police on a busy highway, nearly kill innocent… Read more “How and why is there is no justice for “Just Us?””