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How Can Rethinking Policing Reverse the Mass Incarceration Epidemic?

August 18, 2019 By Shani Saxon

A new report from the Vera Institute of Justice breaks down how a single negative interaction with a police officer can alter a life forever—and how a shift in how the nation approaches justice can prevent the criminalization of people of color.

George Takei: 'We've Reached A New, Grotesque Low'

August 18, 2019 By N. Jamiyla Chisholm

The activist and actor—whose new television show is set in a WWII-era Japanese-American community—says the horror of America’s immigration policy is ongoing.

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