September 5, 2018 | Some Americans call the cops on black people for frivolous reasons. Others appoint themselves judge, jury, and — sometimes — executioner.
Articles by Ebony Slaughter-Johnson
July 2, 2018 | A recent UN report on international poverty highlighted an unexpected crisis area: the United States.
June 13, 2018 | The president's offer to pardon people unjustly behind bars is a welcome one. But he could do so, so much more.
May 2, 2018 | We're in the midst of a housing crisis, yet Ben Carson wants to triple rents for America's poorest families.
April 11, 2018 | The fight to curb gun violence must address the violence inflicted by law enforcement.
August 30, 2017 | The president called a man who freely violated people's constitutional rights a "patriot." What does that make his victims?
May 10, 2017 | The Justice Department has revealed that it's more willing to prosecute laughter than murder.
April 12, 2017 | The president said he'd "send in the feds" to fix Chicago. On civil rights, he's doing the opposite.
February 15, 2017 | In the Trump administration, advocates for investigating police misconduct are on their own.
December 21, 2016 | The economic concerns of the white working class and people of color are more alike than different.
August 31, 2016 | Shooting after shooting, police deny black lives even the most basic human concern that could've saved them.
July 13, 2016 | An infamous Supreme Court ruling once denied African Americans any and all rights as human beings. Has anything changed?