Tag Archives: institutional racism

Disproportionate Harm

Those wrongly convicted of murder suffer great harm. They may spend years in prison under threat of execution; they may even lose their lives. Far from being perpetrators, they are additional victims of the perpetrators. A report published last year, based … Continue reading

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Shadows from the Confederate Flag

The race war craved by Dylann Roof has so far erupted only with words and petitions, not with violence.  Roof, charged with shooting dead nine African American people in Charleston, South Carolina, faced their relatives last week; incredibly their words, spoken … Continue reading

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