The Newest Jim Crow | The New York Times Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Facebook0Twitter0MailMichelle Alexander , The New York Times Courtesy of the Cornell Chapter of Amnesty International. Featured Image In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida restored the vote to over 1.4 million people with felony convictions, and Louisiana passed a constitutional amendment requiring unanimous jury verdicts in felony […]

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Lucy McBath Wins Georgia Congressional Race Against Karen Handel | The New York Times Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

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‘Black girl magic’: 19 black women ran for judge in Texas county – and all 19 won | The Guardian Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

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Stacey Abrams’s Prescription for a Maternal-Health Crisis | The Atlantic Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor's race.

Georgia is one of the riskiest places in the country for black women to have a child. That fact could make the difference in the governor’s race.

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