The harrowing injustice I suffered as a boy should never happen to another child in this country.
Catherine Coleman Flowers’s memoir chronicles her advocacy for improved sanitation systems in rural America and her own education as an activist.
The Equal Justice Initiative has documented a rate of killing in the period following the Civil War that was far higher than the decades that followed.
The memorial to Levi Harrington, a black man killed in Kansas City, Mo., in the 1880s, had been vandalized before.
Our writers suggest works that illuminate and tackle issues of police brutality, social injustice and racial inequity.