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#SayHerName: Black Women’s Stories of Police Violence and Public Silence
by Kimberlé Crenshaw and the African American Policy Forum
Radical Acts of Justice: How Ordinary People Are Dismantling Mass Incarceration
by Jocelyn Simonson
The End of Family Court: How Abolishing the Court Brings Justice to Children and Families
by Jane M. Spinak
Purgatory Citizenship: Reentry, Race, and Abolition
by CalvinJohn Smiley
Critical infrastructure laws are cynical attempts by corporations to manipulate public fears of terrorism to protect their own profits.
Putting Reentry Out of Business
Reentry is an extension of the carceral continuum, a limbo between confinement and freedom.
Do You Know Their Names?
When slain by police, Black women and girls rarely garner the same communal outcry or political response as their fallen Black brothers.
Chained by Debt
Erasing court costs and fines is a relatively small change that would have an outsize impact on those harmed by mass incarceration.
A Place to Be Free
Life in prison is hard. Transitioning back home through reentry shouldn’t be harder.
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