The Gun Laws Moving Forward in the Florida Legislature Could Make Schools Especially Dangerous for Students of Color

On Monday, during an intense state Senate committee hearing on gun control, Florida lawmakers struck down a ban on assault rifles and approved an amendment allowing educators to carry firearms in school. Speaking on the floor during the session, Florida state Sen. Oscar Braynon told the room that “the talk” he gave…

Researchers Used Watered-Down Language, Removed Some Disturbing Findings in Study on Racial Profiling in San Diego Police Department: Report

In November, a long-awaited study about whether the San Diego Police Department engaged in racial profiling was released, with the not-surprising results that black and Hispanic motorists were more likely to be searched and more likely to be subject to field interviews, although they were less likely to have…

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