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
Teddy Roosevelt coined the term “Bully Pulpit.” Other presidents have used it to get the nation behind them. For President Trump, it’s an instrument of division.
Jul. 25from To the Point
Your questions about impeachment, and more
Aug. 7from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Playboy Magazine built a culture of objectifying women that doesn't fly in the #MeToo era.
Aug. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.
Aug. 16from Left, Right & Center
This week, the political debate dominated political debate.
Aug. 2from Left, Right & Center
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?
Aug. 14from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Where would America be without the muckraking journalists and the publications that champion their work?
Aug. 16from Scheer Intelligence
Former special counsel Robert Mueller is appearing in two separate hearings before the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
Jul. 23from News Stories
Orange County Democrats are celebrating a victory that seemed almost impossible 10 years ago.
Aug. 9from KCRW Features