Michele and Igor speak with Kenneth B. Morris Jr., the great-great-great-grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington, about lessons that today's resisters can learn from these historical figures.
Michele and Igor speak with Melissa Harris-Perry and DeRay Mckesson, two prolific leaders who are changing the world we live in, about topics ranging from black women's place in the #MeToo movement to America's treatment of Colin Kaepernick, and everything in between.
Policymakers must take action to help address suspension and expulsion rates for historically disadvantaged students in U.S. public schools.
Policymakers must act to improve the health conditions and treatment of incarcerated women.
In the face of Donald Trump's rhetoric and policy choices that threaten people of color, the black community remains resilient.
In order to combat mass incarceration, America needs to address the school-to-prison pipeline, a system that affects black girls at an alarming rate.
The Trump administration must help states take advantage of the federal government’s limited, unique resources to emphasize crime prevention, instead of just promoting and enabling the ramp-up of arrests and incarcerations.
The Trump administration’s approach to the drug epidemic will hurt American families and cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
Increased involvement of state and local police in federal immigration enforcement carries financial burdens and litigation risks and damages community trust.
With Jeff Sessions as attorney general, dangerous and outdated “law and order” policies would stymie criminal justice reform.
Bridging the divide between communities of color and law enforcement begins by recognizing that discord is rooted in the origins of policing in America.
Police behavior in American cities such as Chicago should no longer come as a surprise.
Two maddening stories shed light on the nature of racism in American politics.
Women are the fastest-growing portion of the U.S. prison population. In particular, women of color are disproportionately affected by the criminal justice system.