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Building Racial Equity

People of all races and ethnicities deserve the right to live with dignity, health, and equal protections, as well as have the resources to succeed in business, property ownership, and civic participation. Protests against systemic racism have increased the need for acknowledgement, active listening, and policy changes to build a path to a more equitable and just world. These stories present social measures that work towards the dismantling of systemic racism.

  • Race relations and antiracism
  • Racial inequity in the U.S. criminal justice system
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    How calls to ‘defund the police' took Austin to a crossroads of police reform

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    Crisis counselors are being hailed as police alternatives. It's too heavy a burden, some say.

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    D.C. police recruits are learning about Black history, go-go music and half-smokes. Leaders think it will make them better officers.

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