Incarcerated People in California Study at First College Based Behind Bars
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Behind a fortress wall and razor wire and a few feet away from California's death row, students at one of the country's most unique colleges discuss the 9/11 attacks and issues of morality, identity and nationalism.
Group of Civil Rights Attorneys Seeks To Bring Justice to African Refugees Amid Ukraine-Russia Conflict
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump is reportedly set to work alongside a number of prominent lawyers to file an appeal to the United Nations as African refugees continue to face discrimination at global borders.
3 Cops in Floyd Killing “Chose To Do Nothing,” Prosecutor Says
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights “chose to do nothing” as a fellow officer squeezed the life out of Floyd, a prosecutor said in her closing argument Tuesday.
All 3 Defendants Convicted of Hate Crimes in Arbery Killing
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The three men convicted of murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting were found guilty of federal hate crimes and other lesser charges Tuesday for violating Arbery’s civil rights and targeting him because he was Black.
Wright Family, Activists See Injustice in Potter’s Sentence
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The issue of race was barely brought up during the trial of Kim Potter, a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who was convicted of manslaughter for killing Daunte Wright after she said she confused her handgun for her Taser.
Use of Rape-Kit DNA To Probe Other Crimes Shocks Prosecutors
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco district attorney's stunning claim that California crime labs are using DNA from sexual assault survivors to investigate unrelated crimes shocked prosecutors nationwide, and advocates said the practice could affect victims' willingness to come forward.