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Are Police Reform Efforts Doomed to Fail?

March 23, 2018

As massive corruption scandals continue to plague the Baltimore Police Department, lawmakers and criminal justice advocates are pushing for change–but even their more modest reform proposals fail to gain traction in the state Senate

Baltimore Mayor Challenges Police Union to ‘Give Respect’

March 13, 2018

In a wide ranging ‘state of the city’ address Mayor Catherine Pugh touted holistic approaches to violence reduction and demands the FOP allow civilian control of internal disciplinary boards

Fighting for Whose Freedom? Police Unions, Veterans, and Colin Kaepernick

August 30, 2016

The outrage over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s comments on racism in America ignores the role of activism in improving the lives of veterans and Black Americans, says hip-hop historian Davey D

The Extrajudicial Killings of Black People by Police

December 29, 2015
Attorney Kamau Franklin explains why the prosecutor’s approach in Tamir Rice’s case was flawed from the beginning and highlights the tools needed to bring a change beyond just criminal justice reform