Look Back | Resegregating America’s Schools

Look Back | Resegregating America’s Schools

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on Jan. 4, 2006. De La Torre was director of the Justice & Peace Institute and associate professor of social ethics at Iliff School of Theology in Denver at the time of publication. It is republished today on the 65th...

Unjust U.S. Prison System Needs Reform

Multiple studies reveal that our current U.S. legal system negatively impacts communities of color. A disproportionate number of people of color face both prison time and capital punishment. According to a 2011 report by the U.S. Department of Justice, 67.8 percent of...

Why No Moral Outrage Over Torture

In 2004, the American Red Cross charged the U.S. military with intentionally using psychological and physical coercion tantamount to torture at the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo (Gitmo). Prisoners there were: chained in uncomfortable positions for up to 24 hours and...