The Other Gun Violence
Shifting the narrative and policies on gun violence to include killings by police may spare many families from the pain of losing loved ones.
Reckoning with the lives of all the men I sent to prison is a necessary, though not sufficient, step to reckon with the untold harm of mass incarceration.
Would you rather have your wallet stolen on the street or spend two weeks in jail? How people answer this question can shed light on whether our detention policies make sense.
The Feature Is the Bug
For all the criticism they get, algorithms can be unlikely allies in exposing deep, structural injustices that entrench mass incarceration.
Unraveling Carceral Reach
The work of addressing harm without more prisons, police, and punitiveness is daunting. But it can be done. And it’s happening now.
Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings.—Angela Y. Davis
America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence
By Elizabeth Hinton
From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation
By Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
“Prisons Make Us Safer” and 20 Other Myths About Mass Incarceration
By Victoria Law
Privilege and Punishment: How Race and Class Matter in Criminal Court
By Matthew Clair
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