Broken Windows and Turnstiles

  “If a window in a building is broken and is left unrepaired,” they observed, “all the rest of the windows will soon be broken.”  said James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling in an influential article in The Atlantic. According to Wilson and Kelling, tracking down petty crimes like jaywalking, jumping over the turnstiles, making...

“I CAN’T BREATHE”

Photo:https://www.thenation.com/article/many-struggling-breathe-amid-rampant-injustice/ The conflicts between people of color and the criminal justice system is no secret. This has been an ongoing problem in America for centuries and sadly it never seems to stop. Throughout history people of color have had to suffer at the hands of the criminal justice system which time and time again...

The Central Park Five – Criminal Injustice System

Image source: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/centralparkfive/about/overview/ America carries the ideal view of being the “dream country” and melting pot where opportunities and liberal rights are offered equally to all people. However, this is most definitely contradicted by the criminal justice system. People around the world hope to come to the United States with the hopes of achieving the...

Racial Disparities in Our Justice System

Many Americans believe that “the land of the free” truly does offer everyone equal opportunity to achieve the American Dream. Many of these same individuals also preach that “All Lives Matter”, yet will turn the other cheek when an innocent American of color is shot, live on camera, with their hands up. They will also disregard hard...

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