Tag Archives: racial justice

Flint Residents Still Searching for Justice

By Rita Samaan Associate Editor, Vol. 22 To this day, Flint residents cannot trust the water flowing from their taps. Why is it taking so long to get clean water for Flint’s residents? Does it inform our answer if we consider … Continue reading

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Take a Knee: Athletes’ Newest Form of Protest and the Implications on the First Amendment

By Ali Boyd Associate Editor, Vol. 22 Over the years, many American athletes have used their position of fame and influence to make political statements.  During the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, African-American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos made headlines when … Continue reading

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Comparing the Goals of the ACLU’s Racial Justice Program and Criminal Law Reform Project to Hillary Clinton’s Criminal Justice Reform Platform

By Claire Nagel Associate Editor, Vol. 22 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has made racial justice and criminal justice reform central issues in her campaign. During the first presidential debate on September 26th, Secretary Clinton responded to a question about how … Continue reading

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Jon Burge, Torturer of Over 100 Black Men, is Out of Prison After Less Than Four Years

By: Andrew Goddeeris, Online Production Editor Vol. 20 Yesterday, Jon Burge, who in 2010 was convicted of lying about the tortures of more than 100 black men during a reign of terror on the Chicago police force from 1972-1991, was … Continue reading

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