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How Law Schools Fail Minority Students

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On average, they end up in lower-ranked law schools and have lower bar exam passage rates, employment rates and income levels. With intense competition for paid social justice positions, few will have careers fighting for ideals that brought them to law school in the first place.

The Crime of Being Poor and Black
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Emmanuel Mervilus, who like many poor people of color was preyed upon by police, spent four years imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. In what is a miracle for the formerly incarcerated, condemned by our criminal caste system, he got a second chance.

'Defund Police Departments Across the Country Immediately'

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And redirect the money “to black futures and the marginalized,” writes Guardian columnist Stephen Thrasher following the announcement that New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton intends to resign next month.

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