by Jim Thompson
At Vox, German Lopez discusses the disparate disciplinary practices and subconscious racial biases that have disproportionately hurt black students in the school-to-prison pipeline.
Sam Rosenfeld and Jake Rosenfeld write for The American Prospect about the benefits of public-employee unions and urge liberals to resist the efforts of those who seek to dismantle them.
In The New York Times, Richard Pérez-Peña and Timothy Williams look at the role of video cameras in altering the public’s view of police, quoting Paul Butler, a professor at Georgetown University Law School, who states that footage from these cameras “corroborates what African Americans have been saying for years.”
In The American Prospect, Heather Rogers reports on the dismal earning potential for home caregivers and the need for greater federal assistance to ensure their well-being.