Tag: law-justice
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Interview
Airdate: September 6, 2011

Jones discusses his work prosecuting the suspects in the re-opened case of the ’63 church bombing in Birmingham, AL that killed four girls and the curious case that he’s now involved in with the father of one of those little girls.

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Interview
Airdate: August 31, 2011

The former Detroit mayor and co-author of the memoir Surrendered describes his time in solitary confinement and explains why that low point was the first time that he found true freedom.

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Interview
Airdate: July 1, 2011

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.

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Interview
Airdate: June 30, 2011

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.

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Interview
Airdate: May 20, 2011

Sabermetric pioneer reflects on his fascination with true crime stories and talks about how he uses it in his new book Popular Crime.

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Interview
Airdate: April 29, 2011

In the final night of shows from NY, Tavis talks with the incoming director of the city’s famed Schomburg Center Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

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Interview
Airdate: January 21, 2011

Former boxing champ talks about his current work to help prisoners who have been falsely convicted.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 1st, 2010

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 [...]

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Interview
Airdate: May 27, 2010

Author of The Other Wes Moore explores why he and his namesake went in such different directions.

Immigrant rights activists express opposition to Arizona's law during an April 27 protest in New York.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 27th, 2010

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 [...]

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