Alice Speri writes about justice, immigration, and civil rights. She has reported from Palestine, Haiti, El Salvador, Colombia, and across the United States. She is originally from Italy and lives in the Bronx.
Protests for Black LivesA Progressive Prosecutor Faces Off With Portland’s Aggressive Police
Portland’s new district attorney said he wouldn’t prosecute most protesters. Police kept arresting them anyway.
Protests for Black LivesCan “Progressive” Prosecutors Bring Justice to Victims of Police Violence?
Wesley Bell’s decision not to charge the officer who killed Michael Brown exposes the limits of the movement to elect reform prosecutors.
Protests for Black LivesPrivate Company Moves to Profit From New York’s Police Reforms
Police departments in New York, facing a state mandate on reform, are turning to the consulting company Lexipol for help.
Protests for Black LivesFederal Agents at Protests Renew Calls to Dismantle Homeland Security
After months of protests demanding the defunding of police, the abduction of protesters turns the focus to Homeland Security.