The Dreamer’s Vanishing Army

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Martin Luther King, Jr., the drum major for justice, might have some difficulty today raising an army of soldiers for justice! The time for marching is not over as civil rights struggles continue. Witness the pandemic levels of mass incarceration. In many cities the young men, the men who used to march in an earlier […]

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Policy Round Up: Gun Control

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The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., brought the nation together in grief. Like all-too-many similar occurrences in this nation’s history, it has also reignited a debate on gun control laws. Here is a round up of what experts of color are saying about gun violence and how what happened in Newtown […]

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Dorothy Brown, Emory University School of Law

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Dorothy A. Brown is a professor of law at Emory University and teaches several tax classes and a critical race theory seminar.  A nationally recognized scholar in the area of race, class, and tax policy, she has authored dozens of articles, including Race and Class Matters in Tax Policy, published in the Columbia Law Review.

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PolicyTalk: Dr. Charles Ogletree on Racial Profiling and Crime in America

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Dr. Charles Ogletreee talks about his new book, ” Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr” and how the criminal justice system unfairly discriminates not only against African Americans and Latinos, but also Muslims and other people of color.  He also addresses how some current laws are actually promoting racial profiling in […]

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