Tavis continues his conversation on the work being done by Northwestern University, Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition and others in Illinois to combat false convictions.
In the first of a two-part conversation, Tavis joins Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. and four men who, combined, spent more than 50 years behind bars—despite their innocence.
Sabermetric pioneer reflects on his fascination with true crime stories and talks about how he uses it in his new book Popular Crime.
In the final night of shows from NY, Tavis talks with the incoming director of the city’s famed Schomburg Center Khalil Gibran Muhammad.
Former boxing champ talks about his current work to help prisoners who have been falsely convicted.
A former Arizona state senator calls it “the second coming of the civil rights movement.” Arizona’s Pima County Sheriff calls it a “travesty.” And New Mexico’s governor calls it an “unconstitutional human rights-violating law.” They are referring to Arizona’s SB 1070 — a controversial new law that makes the failure to carry immigration documents illegal [...]
Author of The Other Wes Moore explores why he and his namesake went in such different directions.
Apparently, you can boycott an entire state if it passes a law that really makes you angry. The target? Arizona. The controversy? A new Arizona law that makes the failure to carry immigration documents illegal and gives police authority to question and detain individuals suspected of being in the United States illegally. Critics have been [...]
As we celebrate Black History Month, this guest post by legal scholar Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, continues to help frame the narrative.
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