SOURCE: Black Perspectives
by AAIHS Editors
Police Brutality, Mass Incarceration, and the Liberal Establishment
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Kathryn Schumaker
The increase in school security is directly linked to the rise of student activism that started to transform schools 50 years ago.
by Ronald L. Feinman
Unfortunately, Sessions’ ideas and policies live on through Trump adviser Stephen Miller.
SOURCE: Harvard Magazine
Historian Elizabeth Hinton probes the roots of a gathering crisis.
by Donald E. McInnis
Were the Central Park Five confessions a freak accident? No: every day, adults and juveniles falsely confess to serious crimes they did not commit. Why?
by Christopher Twarowski
Digital “shackles” have been utilized by the U.S. criminal justice system for more than 30 years but their use has increased a whopping 140 percent throughout the past decade.
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.
- Trump administration says joint UNC, Duke Middle East Studies program portrays Islam too positively
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- Chronicling New York’s Muslim History
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- Allen C. Guelzo Reviews Sidney Blumenthal's Latest Installment of His Biography of Lincoln
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