Coalition to Tackle Racial Disparities in the Criminal Justice System

By Chanelle Ignant With community-law enforcement relations still making headlines around the country, a group of attorneys from the Contra Costa County Public Defender’s office are organizing to see changes made on the judicial level here in Richmond. Together with community members and organizers, the group aims to address the racial bias they believe exists […]

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Letter to the Youth, From Prison

by Asani Shakur Editor’s Note: Asani Shakur, from Richmond, spent four years in prison. He wrote this letter to the youth while incarcerated. Dear young kings and queens, You do not know me personally, but you know me by way of a hood movie character or better yet, through the eyes of your favorite rapper.  […]

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