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The prison grievance system in the U.S. fails incarcerated individuals by failing to address complaints and incidences of misconduct and abuse of power that is rampant in the corrections system.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots were sparked by a series of injustices by the criminal justice system against marginalized people that remain unaddressed 30 years later.
Despite 420 celebrations and growing support to legalize it, people of color continue to be incarcerated for marijuana and excluded from the cannabis industry.
Sharing graphic videos of police brutality may raise awareness, but also cause harm and obfuscate the real effort needed to create change.
The opening of the first legalized safe consumption site in New York is allowing people who use drugs a safe place to consume drugs in the hopes of preventing overdoses.
Two years after being murdered by the police and the focus of protests, the fight to get justice for Breonna Taylor continues.