Equal Justice Initiative
Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
This summer, research by the Equal Justice Initiative revealed that there were 3,959 lynchings of black Americans between the end of Reconstruction in 1877 and 1950.
Dec. 31, 2015from To the Point
South Carolina, Alabama and other states are taking another look at the Confederate Flag and the history it represents. In the meantime, another kind of memorial is being proposed.
Jul. 8, 2015from To the Point
After a grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, people took to the streets in 170 cities.
Jan. 19, 2015from To the Point
Dominique Fung’s paintings unpack her understanding of her own cultural identity. Paul Sepuya’s photographs bring emotions to disembodied digital communication.
Jun. 23from Arts & Culture Stories
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
Jun. 22from Greater LA
Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities.
Jun. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In conversation with Robert Scheer, Ron Kovic and Maj. Danny Sjursen examine their roles in our nation's bloody trajectory since the Vietnam War.
Jul. 3from Scheer Intelligence
The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s challenge to DACA, the Obama-era executive order that allowed the children of undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and…
Jun. 18from Greater LA
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the government’s effort to stop publication of John Bolton’s book.
Jun. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Josh Barro and Ken White talk about Attorney General Bill Barr firing the top federal prosecutor in New York and a surprise order on the Michael Flynn case.
Jun. 24from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The funeral for Robert Fuller was today at a church in Palmdale. Fuller was found hanging from a tree across the street from Palmdale City Hall on June 10.
Jun. 30from Greater LA
Josh Barro talks with Christine Emba, Michael Steele and Emily Bazelon.
Jun. 19from Left, Right & Center