Aiyana Stanley-Jones

Aiyana Jones: Autopsy Released, Police Under Fire

aiyana_060310.jpgLess than three weeks after the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones by Detroit police, attorneys for the girl’s family are alleging an attempted cover-up while the department faces increased scrutiny over what residents call its overly aggressive tactics.

Crime, Punishment and Black Politics

Political leaders and thinkers increasingly identify criminal justice as a defining civil rights concern. But as the reaction to Aiyana Stanley-Jones’ killing suggests, that’s not always an easy sell in Black neighborhoods.