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Statement on the Murder of Tyre Nichols
By Common Justice Staff on January 31, 2023

Tyre Nichols deserves to be here today. We must never forget his name or the names of countless others who were taken way too soon by a broken system. We must never forget the pain that...

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Violence Mass Incarceration Publication

We Need to Talk About How Incarceration Drives Suicide
By Common Justice Staff on September 30, 2022

In 2010, Kalief Browder was accused of stealing a backpack and jailed on Riker’s Island while awaiting trial but due to his family’s inability to post bail, Kalief remained incarcerated at...

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Violence Mass Incarceration News

VAWA's Solution to Fund the Police Harms Us All, Especially Women
By Common Justice Staff on September 20, 2022

By Chanda Daniels and Ina Kelleher This month marks 28 years since the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into law. Included as part of then-Senator Joe Biden’s 1994 Crime Bill,...

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Violence Racism Mass Incarceration Media

Black and Brown Men Who Cause Harm Deserve Same Media Treatment as Whites
By Common Justice Staff on September 1, 2022

For decades, the mainstream media has helped shape the narrative that Black and Brown men who cause harm are irredeemable and should be incarcerated. This has been done with dehumanizing...

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