by Janna Malamud Smith
When you live with a false story about your nation’s past ... developing an informed consensus for action becomes extremely difficult.
by Anne C. Bailey
The weeping time does not end with weeping; it ends with triumph.
by Leon Neyfakh
The 1994 crime bill was wrongheaded and draconian. But it didn’t cause the explosion in the prison population.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
American politicians are now eager to disown a failed criminal-justice system that’s left the U.S. with the largest incarcerated population in the world. But they've failed to reckon with history.
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