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'A Dereliction of Duty': No Federal Charges for Chicago Cop Who Murdered Laquan McDonald

"If you believe Black lives matter, now is the time to prove it and call on Attorney General Merrick Garland and the Justice Department to do their jobs and bring federal charges against Van Dyke."

Jessica Corbett ·


Amir Locke's Family 'Deeply Disappointed' by No Charges for Officer Who Fatally Shot Him

While calling the 22-year-old Black man's death in the no-knock raid a "tragedy," prosecutors said there was "insufficient admissible evidence" to pursue charges.

Andrea Germanos ·


Library Group Launches Anti-Censorship Campaign to Combat GOP Book-Banning Wave

"There were more censorship attempts in 2021 than at any time since the American Library Association began tracking more than two decades ago," the organization said.

Andrea Germanos ·


NFL Embraces Hip-Hop, Despite Its Conflicted History

Super Bowl halftimes have come a long way since Andy Williams and marching bands.

Tony Norman ·


'Senselessly Unjust': Ex-Chicago Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Released From Prison

The Justice Department is facing pressure to bring federal charges against Jason Van Dyke, who served less than half of his 81-month sentence after being convicted of second-degree murder.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Small Win for Police Accountability' as Kim Potter Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Daunte Wright Killing

"This verdict is still not justice. True justice doesn't come one verdict at a time. Real justice means that these situations do not happen in the first place."

Brett Wilkins ·


Big Business Defeated as Socialist Kshama Sawant's Victory Certified in Seattle

"We have defeated Big Business and the right wing in their attempt to use... trumped-up charges against me personally in order to push back against the success of working-class movements in Seattle."

Brett Wilkins ·


True Measures of Justice Goes Beyond Verdicts in the Rittenhouse or Arbery Trials

Measuring progress solely by the outcome of trials risks both ignoring the importance of greater systemic change and compromising fairness in the criminal legal system.

Yasmin Cader ·


Guilty. Guilty. Guilty: Jury Convicts All 3 Assailants for Ahmaud Arbery Murder

"With their verdict, the jury rejected the vestige of Jim Crow and the assertion of white supremacy that was at the center of this case."

Brett Wilkins ·


The Exoneration Club of America Welcomes Kyle Rittenhouse

We're a nonpartisan support group of fellow exonerated killers and accused criminals who prevailed against the “woke mob” of the liberal media, devious prosecutors, and hostile public once we had our day in court.

Tony Norman ·

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