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This Man Teaches Kids In The South Why The Civil Rights Movement Matters Today

As the outreach coordinator for the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Woods visits classrooms across the state, teaching kids about the civil rights movement with interactive activities. He makes visits a handful of times per month, mostly to fourth grade classes in public schools, walking the kids through key moments in the movement that took place in Alabama, from the lunch counter sit-ins to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter [...]

This Man Teaches Kids In The South Why The Civil Rights Movement Matters Today 2017-09-25T16:58:56+00:00

Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform?

To that end, during the Barack Obama administration, the Department of Justice launched oversight programs with many struggling police departments. Generally known as consent decrees, the goal of these efforts are to reform police departments in order to rebuild trust with local communities and make law enforcement more efficient and accountable. But in a memorandum issued last week and publicly released on Monday, Attorney General Jeff [...]

Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform? 2017-04-24T13:23:46+00:00