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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.
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State law grants public access to courtroom audio, but broadcasting it is prohibited. Press freedom advocates say that’s a violation of the First Amendment.
The prosecution of the Bronx 120 raises serious questions about due process and the abuse of federal conspiracy charges.
In a case of mistaken identity, Baltimore police fired 44 shots at Keith Davis Jr., hitting him three times. He now faces his fourth trial for murder.
Unfounded speculations that black protesters might be linked to terrorists exposed activists to the risk of additional police violence.
The only connection between the men referenced in the FBI’s “black identity extremism” report, besides their race, is a thread of anger at police violence.