Rashad Robinson, Color of Change: “The scripted crime genre provides daily proof of how far we have to go when it comes to rewriting the rules of the industry to ensure authentic, accurate and non-dehumanizing portrayals of Black people and the issues that affect Black people.”
A new study from the Reflective Democracy Campaign showed that while White men still dominate as elected prosecutors, women of all races and men of color are winning at higher rates when they compete for the same seats.
A study from the Williams Institute study also shows that LGBTQ+ people who suffer from economic insecurity are more likely to be young people of color who identify as bisexual or transgender and are experiencing a disability.
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.”