The DA Who Freed Meek Mill Is Revolutionizing Criminal Justice in Philadelphia

The DA Who Freed Meek Mill Is Revolutionizing Criminal Justice in Philadelphia

Philadelphia based rapper Meek Mill was first arrested at the age of 19, when during a 2007 drug bust, “police allegedly used Meek’s head as a battering ram.” He was served with an illegal carry charge and has since been at the whim of the Philadelphia criminal justice system. Meek...

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In The Wake Of Kavanaugh Hearing, Anita Hill Visits Campus With A Message Of Justice And Empowerment

In The Wake Of Kavanaugh Hearing, Anita Hill Visits Campus With A Message Of Justice And Empowerment

After the growth of the #MeToo movement caused a mass reflection on how many men in positions of power continue to act inappropriately around women, the events of Clarence Thomas’ 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearing gained a newfound relevance. Thomas’ hearing was defined by the sexual misconduct allegations levelled against...

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Restricting Speech is a Disaster for Democracy

Restricting Speech is a Disaster for Democracy

Every major social development in our country’s brief history has come about through the freedom to discuss ideas without impunity. In antebellum America, the abolitionist movement found strength in framing slavery as a reprehensible, immoral evil, a narrative that grew in acceptance and established itself as truth after a bloody...

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