Comment: this is the first database on deaths in a “justice” system. But it’s only for one state since congress “in their wisdom” had forbidden collection of such data for the US.
With the recently documented police murders of mostly black men this data collection gap might close – at least I hope so. The Texas data shows systematic racism at its core.
Few Americans know about our nation’s system of immigrant detention centers. Each year, the U.S. government locks up roughly 440,000 immigrants in over 200 immigrant prisons. These prisons have grown Continue Reading →