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  1. ferguson
    5 Years After Ferguson, Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Have Gotten WorseA big problem driving the 2014 unrest was black motorists getting stopped disproportionately. The gap between them and white motorists is now wider.
  2. white supremacy
    Racism Is Good at Hiding. Just Ask This White Nationalist Police Officer.A school resource officer in Virginia is also a member of Identity Evropa. His job? To help bigots conceal their bigotry from the public.
  3. Patrisse Khan-Cullors on 5 Years of Black Lives MatterThe activist gives a progress report on the movement, and talks about where it goes now, in Trump’s America.
  4. policing
    Trump to Lift Ban on Providing Military Gear to Local PoliceObama severely curtailed the program following the 2014 protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
  5. Prosecutors May Purge Some Low-Level Warrants Dating Back DecadesA new plan to respond to broken-windows tactics, according to a report in the New York Times.
  6. America Isn’t Suffering a Surge in Violent Crime — But Some of Its Cities AreMurder rates are spiking in disadvantaged urban communities, while the national homicide rate remains near historic lows.
  7. The Justice Department Issues Scathing Indictment of the Baltimore Police The DOJ found that Baltimore police violated residents’ constitutional rights through unlawful stops and excessive force.
  8. 4 Questions Raised by the Deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando CastileFour pressing questions about race and policing in America.
  9. Half of People Killed at the Hands of Police Are DisabledWhy don’t we talk about this more? 
  10. feature
    Baltimore After Freddie Gray: A Laboratory of Urban ViolenceA year after his death, murders in the city have soared, and the relationship between violence and policing has never been more complicated.
  11. crime
    A Crime and Policing Expert Critiques Black Lives Matter’s Police-Reform PlanCampaign Zero is a very good start, though a couple things could have made it better.
  12. policing
    Why Cops Handcuff Dead PeopleBecause they’re trained to, basically.