Links to informative articles about our criminal justice roots and the challenges we face, and most overcome, today.
Police unions, in communities of color, reflect the mindset of their historic roots and role on slave plantations: they are overseers, not peacekeepers: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/g-flint-taylor/blood-on-their-hands-the-_b_6475348.html
Felon disenfranchisement is the most egregious form of voter suppression: http://www.brennancenter.org/analysis/voter-suppression-how-bad-pretty-bad
Mass incarceration must be dismantled as it presently exist and cutoff where it is injected in the legislative process. Racial impact statements must be required for all criminal legislation: http://www.timesunion.com/news/politics/article/1st-racial-impact-law-seen-as-having-modest-6030286.php?cmpid=email-mobile