Criminal Justice

It took 10 minutes to convict 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. It took 70 years after his execution to exonerate him. | The Washington Post

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Lindsey Bever, The Washington Post George Stinney Jr was executed in 1944 for the murder of two white girls. (Reuters). Featured Image n March 1944, deep in the Jim Crow South, police came for 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. His parents weren’t at home. His little sister was hiding in the family’s chicken coop behind the house in Alcolu, a segregated […]
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New Criminal Justice Film Series from The Marshall Project Highlights Chicago Witnesses to System’s Injustices | Chicago Defender

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Ariel Parrella-Aureli, Chicago Defender The longtime couple have finally become engaged, celebrating with family and friends. (Image via NBC Chicago). Featured Image arold Washington Library Center’s Cindy Pritzker Auditorium was a full house at the opening screening of a new local series focusing on injustices in the criminal justice system. On Sept. 12, The Marshall Project released 15 video testimonies […]
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Police in Alabama planted drugs and guns on over 1,000 innocent Black men | Rolling Out

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A.R. SHAW, Rolling Out Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photo by Michael Blann/Thinkstock. Featured Image lack men in Alabama were racially profiled and made criminals by a group of racist police. According to the Henry County Report, the incidents occurred in Dothan, Alabama where at least 12 White police officers involved. The officers were a part of a narcotics team […]
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