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Q&A: Patrisse Cullors and Kendrick Sampson on mental health, defending Black life, and Black joy

 by Patrisse Cullors and Kendrick Sampson

Amidst this war on Black bodies, we are being saturated with content...

Patrisse Cullors
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Q&A: Patrisse Cullors and Kendrick Sampson on mental health, defending Black life, and Black joy

Patrisse Cullors
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Scripted crime TV shows give viewers a dangerously false perception of how cops operate

As the uprisings against police violence force a national reckoning with how Americans conceive of police, calls...

Tamar Sarai Davis


The Georgia town that was home to Ahmaud Arbery has an environmental racism problem

In the wake of the Feb. 23 killing of 25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery by white vigilantes...

by Neesha Powell-Twagirumukiza, Prism Guest Writer
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More delays in voting rights restoration for formerly incarcerated Floridians

Restoration of rights for formerly incarcerated Floridians is once again on hold after a federal appeals court...

Anoa Changa
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Poll shows Black voters want bold plans—not recycled reforms

A recent poll shows overwhelming Black voter support for community-guided safety models. A joint venture between Data for...

Anoa Changa

Don’t underestimate community power in the fight for racial and reproductive justice

Black people have never depended on the legal system to determine the ways we deserve to thrive...

Shayla Walker, Prism Guest Writer
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Professionals are altering the way they treat addiction and mental illness during the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has created the greatest waiting game of all time. Waiting in line six feet...

Gabrielle Smith, Prism Guest Writer
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In times of rebellion and celebration, Black music endures even as political institutions fail

 A few weeks ago, in front of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, a throng of...

Marcus G. Miller, Prism Guest Writer
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