Jasmine Richards

A little Black girl in a striped hoodie holds up a sign during a protest

Arresting Development

How law enforcement uses mass arrests, high bail, conditional plea deals and serious felony charges to suppress local organizing.

White sign with red text reading "#FREEJASMINE" and blue text reading "LOCK UP KILLER COPS," people outside Pasadena Courthouse

Black Lives Matter Organizer Sentenced to 90 Days in Jail, 3 Years Probation for 'Lynching'

Supporters protested Richards' charges and sentence at the Pasadena, California, courthouse today. 

Jasmine Richards in black shirt and black backwards hat, standing by street with green trees and brown and white houses in background, black and white police car in background

Black Lives Matter Organizer Jasmine Richards Convicted of 'Attempted Lynching'

The charge stems from an August incident where Richards and other Pasadena, California, activists tried to remove a Black woman from police custody.