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George Floyd’s $27 Million Settlement and What It Means for His Murder Trial

Posted by Cirien Saadeh on March 15, 2021 3:45PM EDT
The Minneapolis City Council has settled a suit with Floyd’s family, the largest pretrial civil rights settlement in history.

Tech Company Aims to Disrupt Predatorial Prison Phone Industry

Posted by Shani Saxon on February 17, 2021 3:30PM EDT
The Ameelio app ensures that incarcerated people and their loved ones can stay in touch without going into crippling debt.

Film Review: How Black 'Women in Blue' Navigate the World

Posted by N. Jamiyla Chisholm on February 08, 2021 4:00PM EDT
The new PBS documentary highlights the challenges of women in the Minneapolis Police Department, including one who realizes she has to decide between Black and blue.
Youth First president and CEO Liz Ryan spoke to Colorlines about why it's time to close youth prisons and shift those resources into communities.