The names of black men and boys killed during encounters with, or in the custody of, police--Earl Garner, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, and Tamir Rice--are permanently enshrined on tee-shirts, posters, and book covers, but seldom do we remember the names of officers responsible for their deaths. What happens to these officers, I wondered, once the… Continue reading 16 Dead: Who’s accountable?
One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice" (OMV) podcast has moved to SoundCloud, where you can find a selection of previous episodes. My Mission I am the mother of a now-deceased son who spent too many years lost to the streets and New York State prisons. Those were hard years for me. I did… Continue reading New museums document mass incarceration and lynchings in America; the “best” and “worst” criminal justice news of 2017; a community campaign