Falsely convicted of murder at age 19, Tyra Patterson fought to clear her name throughout a 23-year prison sentence. Today, she’s an advocate for incarcerated people, in a leadership position at the Ohio Justice and Policy Center, the very organization that helped her gain back her freedom.
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From Instagram shadowbans to Twitter’s abrupt removal of OnlyFans-related accounts, adult content censorship is cracking down on creators. Is it prudery, racial bias, or something more sinister happening to freedom of expression?
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Winona LaDuke and Honor the Earth Activists Arrested for Protest of Oil Pipeline Construction During Severe Drought
Revolutionary Indigenous activist Winona LaDuke and members of the nonprofit Honor the Earth were arrested after peacefully protesting the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline, the construction of which would be environmentally disastrous to the surrounding land and communities.
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A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Footage of Ronald Greene’s Murder Proves There Is Still Work to Be Done
Full footage of Greene's final moments at the hands of Louisiana police officers refutes the official story regarding the circumstances of his death. Read on for how to demand accountability.