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Bryan Stevenson

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Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson on KCRW

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.

Can the US Talk Race without Dealing with Lynchings?

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.

from 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.

Can the US Talk Race without Dealing with Lynchings?

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.

from 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.

Blacks, Whites and Access to Justice

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.

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