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STUDY: Crime-Focused Shows Perpetuate Racism and Injustice

January 23, 2020 By N. Jamiyla Chisholm
Rashad Robinson, Color of Change: "The scripted crime genre provides daily proof of how far we have to go when it comes to rewriting the rules of the industry to ensure authentic, accurate and non-dehumanizing portrayals of Black people and the issues that affect Black people."

READ: How to Fix Our Prisons? Let the Public Inside

January 23, 2020 By Shani Saxon
Neil Barsky, founder of The Marshall Project, writes in The New York Times that true reform will come once more Americans are incentivized by the government to volunteer and teach skills inside prisons.

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