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Crown Heights Exposes a Very Common American Problem: Wrongful Conviction

The time is 1980. The place is the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn in New York City. The man is 18-year-old Colin Warner. It’s a familiar scenario. An unarmed black man is walking through his own neighborhood, minding his business, when, within the blink of an eye, his whole life changes. Police officers pull up,…

If You Voted for Trump, I Don’t Give a Shit if You ‘Surely Regret It’ Now

I’m certain we’ll see more reflections like Julius Krein’s “I Voted for Trump. And I Sorely Regret It” in the coming weeks and months. This week alone, we’ve watched Fox News become of a bacchanalia of teary epiphany, and we’ve witnessed a parade of prominent Republicans twist themselves into logical origami…

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Did Chris Long’s Support of Malcolm Jenkins’ Protest Just Secure Him the No. 1 Pick in This Year’s Racial Draft?

Since the beginning of the NFL season, Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcom Jenkins has been one of the few players this season to take up the mantle that current free agent Colin Kaepernick left behind. Jenkins has upheld Kaepernick’s silent protest against the killings of unarmed African-American men, women and…