These are actual tiny child handcuffs used by the US government to restrain captured Native American children and drag them away from their families to send them to boarding schools where their identities, cultures and their rights to speak their Native languages were forcefully stripped away from them. (Photo: US government)
27 Mar 2019

Mass Incarceration Since 1492: Native American Encounters With Criminal Injustice

Critical accounts of police abuse and mass incarceration overlook structural violence visited upon Native peoples for centuries, and how it relates to and differs from Black peoples’ experiences.

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11 Aug 2015

Prison Bus Crash Highlights Dangers Of Prison Transportation (VIDEO)

An Arizona prison bus accident sent 20 inmates & a driver to hospital, but transportation is often terrifying for prisoners, even at the best of times. Kit compares reports of today’s accident with his own research into the prison transport experience for Truthout.

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04 Aug 2015

Robert Glasper: Why Music Matters to #BlackLivesMatter (VIDEO)

From “Music’s Role in the Movement for Black Lives: An Interview With Robert Glasper” on Truthout: If you say to my 6-year-old son, “What do we want?” he’ll tell you, “Justice.” If you ask him, “When do we want it?” he’ll tell you. “Now.” He has marched and chanted, and

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