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Protection and promotion of basic human rights and civil liberties. These stories revolve around advocating for and protecting individual, social, and justice rights as well as work to eliminate discrimination and to increase equity between different demographics of people.

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Once Enemies, Now Police Join Forces With Violence Data Activists

Once Enemies, Now Police Join Forces With Viole...
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How Activists Freed 95 Black Moms From Jail This Mother's Day

How Activists Freed 95 Black Moms From Jail Thi...
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Woman develops ‘Not Reaching' pouch to save black lives during traffic stops

Woman develops ‘Not Reaching' pouch to save bla...
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A Nazi flag led this Western Mayberry to confront hate once again. Now Fruita aims to send a different message.

A Nazi flag led this Western Mayberry to confro...
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Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' says prosecutor

Graffiti punished by reading - 'It worked!' say...
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They Found a Way to Use Science in the Fight for Human Rights – and It's Working

They Found a Way to Use Science in the Fight fo...
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Progress continues in KCPD's vision for community policing

Progress continues in KCPD's vision for communi...
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Fighting Bias, Block by Block

Fighting Bias, Block by Block
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How Tribes Are Harnessing Cutting-Edge Data to Plan for Climate Change

How Tribes Are Harnessing Cutting-Edge Data to ...
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DAs Have This Blueprint for Rethinking Criminal Justice

DAs Have This Blueprint for Rethinking Criminal...
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Native justice: How tribal values shape Judge Abby's court

Native justice: How tribal values shape Judge A...
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Stock photos trade in stereotypes–but they just got more diverse

Stock photos trade in stereotypes–but they just...
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New York City's Bail Success Story

New York City's Bail Success Story
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How New Orleans police went from ‘most corrupt' to model force

How New Orleans police went from ‘most corrupt'...
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How Tech Helped San Francisco Clear 9,300 Marijuana Convictions

How Tech Helped San Francisco Clear 9,300 Marij...
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The Crime of Parenting While Poor

The Crime of Parenting While Poor
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Solving the unsolved: How cities are turning up heat on cold cases

Solving the unsolved: How cities are turning up...
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In Detroit, one organization is schooling Muslims on racial justice

In Detroit, one organization is schooling Musli...
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Baltimore enacts new rules to root out squalid rental properties. But some tenants could lose their homes

Baltimore enacts new rules to root out squalid ...
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Is It Time for Courts to Stop Charging Bail?

Is It Time for Courts to Stop Charging Bail?
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High school class aims to bring students face-to-face with extremist viewpoints

High school class aims to bring students face-t...
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What a medical school on a Rwandan hilltop can teach the United States

What a medical school on a Rwandan hilltop can ...
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Benchmarking Racial Inequity in St. Louis

Benchmarking Racial Inequity in St. Louis
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A radical idea for an ancient African conflict: talking to the enemy

A radical idea for an ancient African conflict:...
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Building the next generation of 'guardian' cops — a blueprint for San Francisco?

Building the next generation of 'guardian' cops...
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