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Police violence

Study consults experts on policing: The policed
Published July 7, 2020
Portals Policing Project, co-led by sociologist Vesla Weaver, centers on the lived experiences of people in cities with heavy law enforcement presence in order to gain insights on justice and democracy
Hopkins 'white coats' gather for black lives
Published June 5, 2020
Health care workers from across Johns Hopkins gathered June 5 to remember those who have died from police brutality
Using force to end protests may spark further violence
Published June 4, 2020
In 'Washington Post' op-ed, Stuart Schrader, an expert in racial inequality in the criminal justice system, decries viewing protests 'through the lens of war' / The Washington Post
'Unpacking Baltimore'
Prejudice and policing
Published Nov 11, 2016
NPR reporter details life, death of Philando Castile, who was fatally shot by police in Minnesota in July following a traffic stop
MSE Symposium
Becoming 'unerased'
Published Oct 21, 2016
Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson discusses police brutality, the power of social media, and the changing face of activism
Law enforcement
Broken trust
Published Oct 18, 2016
Reducing crime doesn't give public more faith in police, Yale law school expert says
'Stand together'
Vigil brings healing, hope
Published July 13, 2016
School of Medicine students organize gathering to protest recent acts of violence across the U.S.
American Injustice
Published Fall 2015
A journalist delves into post-Katrina police violence / Johns Hopkins Magazine