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Prison Gerrymandering: Incarceration Weakens Vulnerable Voting Communities

One person equals one vote: seems simple enough. Unfortunately, that hasn’t worked out for many Americans throughout history, specifically women and people of color. There is a long tradition of denying women, people with low incomes and people of color their vote in America, most [...]

Rodney King Is Dead, but Little Else Has Changed Since the Riots That Bore His Name

On April 29, 1992, at the Ventura County courthouse in Simi Valley, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, a jury of ten whites, one Asian and one Latino delivered not guilty verdicts in all assault charges but one against four Los Angeles (LA) police [...]