Rhonda Stewart used data from our Tipping the Scales report in her article “How Black female prosecutors are challenging the status quo and fighting for reform”.
NPR’s Michel Martin talks with Campaign Director Brenda Choresi Carter about our latest findings about America’s Sheriffs.
The Miami Herald discusses our report Confronting the Demographics of Power: America’s Sheriffs.
Selena Hill discusses the Reflective Democracy Campaign report on America’s Sheriffs for Black Enterprise.
The Sacramento Bee discusses the Reflective Democracy Campaign report Confronting the Demographics of Power: America’s Sheriffs.
Campaign Director Brenda Choresi Carter wrote an op-ed at Essence after Ahmaud Arbery’s case showed – again – why a criminal system managed by elected prosecutors who are 95% white is not just broken; it poses a danger to public safety.
Christina Carrega references our Tipping the Scales report in her article “For the few black women prosecutors, hate and ‘misogynoir’ are part of life.” From the article: “Prior to the November 2019 election cycle, 20% of the population are women of color, but represented 1.87% of the 2,396 elected prosecutor titles — district attorney, prosecuting…
N. Jamiyla Chisholm discusses our latest prosecutor research – Tipping the Scales – for Colorlines.
Andrea Cipriano discusses the data from our Tipping The Scales report on prosecutors in an article for The Crime Report.
Ryan J. Reilly discusses the Reflective Democracy Campaign’s Tipping the Scales report in an article for the Huffington Post.
Were you confused by the fallout from Jussie Smollett’s apparent staging of a hate crime against himself? Some people felt let down when — after Chicago’s police chief publicly excoriated the young actor — no charges were filed against him. Was it fair for Smollett to walk away from all that chaos when so many…
When the Christian Science Monitor recently announced the advent of “a new breed of prosecutors,” the Reflective Democracy Campaign stood up and cheered. It was our data that first broke the news: across the country, 95% of elected prosecutors are white, and 83% are men. Meanwhile, black and brown people go to prison for drug…