About a year ago, we launched an interactive feature that tracks body camera legislation. Since then, legislatures in 18 states passed new body camera laws.
State prisons and local jails hold the most people in the criminal justice system, making grassroots efforts the best positioned to drive change.
Latinos are a fast-growing portion of both the US population and the correctional population, but we don’t know how many Latinos are in prison, on probation, or arrested.
Looking at gun violence from an economic perspective can also deepen our understanding of this challenge and help identify new ways to save lives.
Of all gun-related fatalities in 2010, 11,000 were considered homicides. The rest—more than 19,000 deaths—were classified as suicides.
The time has come to rethink and reframe the narrative of anti-black racism to better illustrate its disparate impact on all black Americans.