A new report from the Vera Institute of Justice breaks down how a single negative interaction with a police officer can alter a life forever—and how a shift in how the nation approaches justice can prevent the criminalization of people of color.
“These systems are being developed to identify language that’s used to target marginalized populations online. It’s extremely concerning if the same systems are themselves discriminating against the population they’re designed to protect.”
The Transgender Law Center documented the top legal and health care barriers for HIV-positive trans and gender nonconforming people. The goal is “data-driven advocacy led by the community for the community.”
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that views on the positive effects of racial and ethnic diversity on U.S. culture shift when adults are asked about people of color exceeding White people as the majority of the population.
A new study from the Puerto Rico Department of Education and Medical University of South Carolina found that nearly one-third of the children surveyed reported strong predictors of PTSD following the storm.
A new report from Columbia University Justice Lab reveals that Black and Native folks in the state are subject to “structural disadvantages that make adhering to the requirements of community corrections more difficult for people of color.”
A new study finds that mass incarceration has ruinous consequences for the 113 million people in the United States whose family members have spent time in prisons or jails, and people of color are disproportionately impacted.