I Survived 18 Years in Solitary Confinement

The harrowing injustice I suffered as a boy should never happen to another child in this country.

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Book Review: ‘Waste,’ by Catherine Coleman Flowers

Catherine Coleman Flowers’s memoir chronicles her advocacy for improved sanitation systems in rural America and her own education as an activist.

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Over 2,000 Black People Were Lynched From 1865 to 1877, Study Finds

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.

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Kansas City Police Investigate Vandalism of Memorial to Lynching Victim

The memorial to Levi Harrington, a black man killed in Kansas City, Mo., in the 1880s, had been vandalized before.

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Art That Confronts and Challenges Racism: Start Here

Our writers suggest works that illuminate and tackle issues of police brutality, social injustice and racial inequity.

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