criminal justice system

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 7, 2018

September 10, 2018

Eze and Khalilah sit down with Caryn York, Executive Director of Job Opportunities Task Force, to discuss Baltimore City School closings due to lack of AC, Gov. Hogan’s rhetoric vs. track record, abuse of women of color by the criminal justice system, and how environmentalists and labor unions can jointly address climate change

Hidden Victims: How the American Criminal Justice System Abuses Women of Color

September 4, 2018

In this series, TRNN explores the myriad of ways law enforcement marginalizes women of color in Baltimore and beyond

Hidden Victims

September 4, 2018
An ongoing investigative series exploring black women’s interactions with law enforcement and city agencies as victims of crime, sexual assault, police brutality as well women who have entered the prison industrial complex.

How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women

November 27, 2017

Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More,” explains how police strategies like ‘zero tolerance’ implemented by purportedly liberal states have wreaked havoc on the lives of black women

Rattling the Bars

March 14, 2017
Eddie Conway talks to Alison Flowers, author of ‘The Exoneree Diaries,’ who discusses a new report which reveals a troubling level of racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system

Rattling the Bars: The gradual abolition of prisons across the United States except for California

January 23, 2017

As prisons close across the United States due to deficits in state economies, California refuses to follow this rational trend by continuing to invest millions of its state budget into prisons and jails.

Glen Ford Report

December 28, 2016
Black labor has become superfluous in the US economy, and the ruling class is responding with more incarceration and police oppression, says Glen Ford

Baltimore Community Members Raise Concerns about DOJ’s Next Steps

September 9, 2016

Activists, legal experts, and victims of police brutality at the Elijah Cummings-hosted town hall say the recommendations in the Department of Justice’s report on the Baltimore police department don’t go far enough

How Zero Tolerance Policing Destroyed Black Communities in Baltimore

August 30, 2016

Ten of thousands of city residents were swept up in a policy that the Department of Justice says lead to illegal arrests and unconstitutional policing focused solely on African-American neighborhoods

Ending Segregation in Baltimore Will Take More Than Electing Black Politicians

August 25, 2016

Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative executive director Walter Lomax explains the recent history of overpolicing and overincarceration in Baltimore