Criminal Justice

Did You Know That Your Tax Dollars Are Contributing to Police Brutality?

by Christ-Shamma Matalbert, resident editor & columnist Minorities, specifically African-Americans, have a long history of being disproportionately affected by the very “policing” structure that protects others. The United States Constitution states that “all men are created equal,” however, the American police system has continuously demeaned minorities and has not treated them equally due to the […]

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COVID-19 Pandemic, Criminal Justice, Health, Justice, Race & Ethnicity, Social Justice

COVID-19 Exposes Inhumanity in the Social Justice System

Call to Action and Curving the Spread of COVID-19 by Christ-Shamma Matalbert, resident editor & columnist COVID-19 has and continues to impact each of us differently; however, the pandemic has further revealed how the United States has continuously failed to address the country’s disparities. COVID-19 has shown Americans that minority communities are the most vulnerable and […]

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Criminal Justice, Justice, Race & Ethnicity

Reimagining American Policing

by Samuel Murray, columnist The United States may be undergoing the largest civil rights movement in American history. The Black Lives Matter protests, beginning on May 26 and surging in June, emerged in response to the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the murder of a jogger Ahmed Arbury, and the racial profiling […]

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Criminal Justice, National Security, Transportation

FBI’s No-fly List: Efficacy and Transparency Called into Question

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) no-fly list is seemingly an uncontroversial and comprehensive approach to ensuring the national security of the United States. However, under closer scrutiny the list proves to be flawed. Currently, there are approximately 81,000 suspected terrorists listed post 9/11 as it proves to be the simplest way to ensure suspected […]

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