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ICYMI: Report Finds Nearly Half of Transgender Southerners Experience Violence

The numbers were higher for transgender people of color.

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Trump Says New Executive Orders Will Lower Crime, ACLU Requests Receipts

“President Trump intends to build task forces to investigate and stop national trends that don’t exist.… He persists in ignoring the all-too-real deaths of Black and Brown people at the hands of law enforcement.”

How News Media Fuels the Myth of Black Crime

In TV land, all the violent crime suspects are black. Not so much in real life.

Trafficking Survivors Get Relief under NY Law

Governor David Paterson has signed a bill that enables sex trafficking victims to clear their records of criminal convictions.

Cold Cases: Murder in L.A. and the Value of Black Life

Serial killings in L.A. reveal a sense that violence against black women is more tolerable, more expected, less deserving of punishment.