Crafting an Economic Agenda for Black Lives

Crafting an Economic Agenda for Black Lives

25 Aug 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Today, racial inequities are once again at the center of the national political conversation — along with bold, visionary proposals for policies to resolve them. Grassroots responses to police violence have given rise to a movement of leaders, coalitions, and organizations seeking | Read more >

White People, Show Us

White People, Show Us

16 Aug 2017 | Angela Glover Blackwell and Michael McAfee

Over the past several days we have watched in disgust as the progeny from our nation’s despicable past terrorized a city, committed murder, and received tacit approval from the highest level of government. White supremacy has found a home in the White House. The President is | Read more >

Stop the Abuse of Court-Imposed Fines and Fees

Stop the Abuse of Court-Imposed Fines and Fees

29 Mar 2017 | PolicyLink

More than $50 billion in debt is currently being held by approximately 10 million people because of their involvement in the criminal justice system. Much of this debt is because low-income people simply do not have the money to pay fines and fees.

While “debtors’ prisons” are | Read more >