McCleskey’s Enduring Impact on Capital Punishment and Race

By: Princeton Wilson There is undoubtedly good news for those opposed to capital punishment. Domestic executions are at an all-time low. Only eleven people were executed in the U.S. in 2021, down from seventeen executions in 2020. The use of capital punishment is also declining on an international scale, with 170 member states of the … Continue reading McCleskey’s Enduring Impact on Capital Punishment and Race

Banning Bias or Shielding Racism?

By: Sharon Foster Critical race theory has become a political flashpoint as minorities fight against systemic discrimination.[1] Critical race theory critiques misunderstand it to "admonish all white people for being oppressors while classifying all Black people as hopelessly oppressed victims." As a result, "school boards and state legislatures from Tennessee to Idaho" are moving to … Continue reading Banning Bias or Shielding Racism?

Emancipatory Education

Emancipatory Education by Rashaad Thomas - Arizona State University   Amendment XIII Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. During Arizona State University’s (“ASU”) Fall Semester 2014, I … Continue reading Emancipatory Education