Civil Rights

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
inmate
"We simply cannot live up to the values we profess if we don't end mass incarceration and eliminate the deep racial bias entrenched in the current system."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
"Every single 2020 candidate should be calling for a ban on this invasive,...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Facial recognition systems
"The dystopian surveillance state of our nightmares is being built in plain...

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Change Happens (If Much Too Slowly) Dept: Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) tweeted out his long-ago, self-assured mugshot today to commemorate his 1961 release from a Mississippi prison where he served 37 days for "disorderly conduct," aka daring to use a bathroom labelled "white." A leader of the Selma to Montgomery March, the tireless Lewis has been arrested over 40 times fighting for civil rights - he calls it "good or necessary trouble" - for which we thank him.