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The disgraced former New York governor at the center of numerous sexual harassment claims must be prevented from running for office again

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Linda Franks blows into a plastic noisemaker at the perimeter of Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish Prison during a protest with other members of the reform coalition. Her son, Lamar Johnson, died while in custody at the prison in 2015. Photos: William Widmer for LEVEL

In one decade, 45 people died in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison. Most were charged with nonviolent misdemeanors. Most didn’t have their day in court. Most were Black. How did the system fail them?

President Biden and the Department of Justice made a statement — but there’s still more work to be done

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A White man’s bad day is never victimless. A White man’s bad day is terror.

Captain Jay Baker, of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, speaks at a press conference on March 17, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Music stars and activists alike have exploited Black death and protest imagery for profit

Lil Baby performs at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy

Yes, Amy Cooper is a genuinely awful person — but hear me out

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This Week in Racism

It’s an embarrassment of riches in our weekly roundup of the world’s most preventable disease!

Executive orders are well and good, but it’s time to get serious

Why mince words? If he’s not going to own up to what he’s done, he doesn’t deserve leniency.

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