Justice

Hope Springs Infernal for Better Policing

Is it time to give up? In April, forced to spend all day inside, with too much time on my hands, this was the question that kept running through my brain. The COVID-19 pandemic was squashing […]

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Justice

Youth Drive New York City’s George Floyd Protests Into Day 10, But Most Arrests Aren’t Juveniles, Early Data Suggests

Protests and vigils continued in New York and nationwide on Wednesday, nine days after the brutal killing of George Floyd, an African American man, by a white police officer in Minneapolis. These protests have blossomed […]

Child Welfare

Advocates, Officials Gather to Remember Dosha DJay Joi, the Foster Care Reformer Taken By Coronavirus

Dosha DJay Joi’s faith ran so deep, he signed onto his last Thursday Bible study with his friend Tasha Snowden, via video feed from his hospital bed. Days later he would die at age 28 […]

Child Welfare

Critics of Homeschooling Curtail the Open Discussion They Claim to Want

In April, Harvard Magazine interviewed Professor Elizabeth Bartholet about a law-review article in which she calls for a “presumptive ban” of homeschooling. The interview “prompted a tsunami of critical responses” by scholars, Harvard alumni, think […]