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* "Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States" [NY, NJ, Calif.] is a 2014 report from The Sentencing Project. Available (no price given) from them, 1705 DeSales St. NW, 8th fir., Wash., DC 20036, 202/ 628-0871, [14744]

* Teaching Mississippi: Civil Rights Movement and Labor History in the Classroom is a 2014 project by Teaching for Change, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Fdn. Inf. from, [14752]

* Title VI Civil Rights News @ FCS [Federal Coordination & Compliance Sec. of USDOJ Civil Rights Div.]. Fall 2014 issue available from [14755]

* Interview with Bryan Stevenson: Terry Gross' Oct. 20, 2014 interview with him is available at http:// www. npr. org/2014/10/20/356964924/one-lawyers-fightfor-young-blacks-and-just-mercy [14757]

* Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, by Bryan Stevenson (336 pp., 2014), has been published by Spiegel Grau [14764]

* "How Africans Brought Civilization to America," by Garikai Chengu, appeared in the Oct. 13, 2014 CounterPunch. Available (likely free) from author, [14758]

* "The Targeting of Young Blacks By Law Enforcement: Ben Jealous [NAACP] in Conversation with Jamelle Bouie" appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect [14762]

* "The Racial Wealth Audit: Measuring How Policies Shape the Racial Wealth Gap," by Thomas Shapiro, Tatjana Meschede & Laura Sullivan of the Brandéis Inst, on Assets & Social Policy (4 pp., Sept. 2014), is available at http : //www .demos. org/sites/default/files/publications/ The %20Racial %20Wealth % 20 % 20Audit.pdf [14763]

* Jackson, Mississippi: An American Chronicle of Struggle and Schism, by John R. Salter, Jr. (2011, 272 pp.), has been published by Univ. Nebraska Press. [14784]

* Who We Be: The Colonization of America, by Jeff Chang (2014, 416 pp.), has been published by St. Martin's Press. [14786]


* "Bottom 90% Worse Off Than in 1987" was an article in the Oct. 10, 2014 Washington Post. [14769]

* "A Window of Opportunity: Media and Public Opinion on Poverty in America" was an Oct. 29, 2014 Webinar from The Opportunity Agenda. Inf. from, 212/334-5977 [14782]

Criminal Justice

* "A Plan to Cut Costs and Crime: Curb Bias Against Ex-Convicts" appeared in the Oct. 23, 2014 NY Times. [14778]

* School-to-Prison Pipeline, a 2014 video by Vanessa Enoch, is available at edit?video_id = ClkyhMM6450&video_referrer=watch [14779]

* "Beyond Confrontation: Community-Centered Policing Tools" is a 2014 series of briefs from PolicyLink and Advancement Project. Inf. from Shaibya@ [14785]

* "Limiting Police Use of Force: Promising Community-Centered Strategies," PolicyLink & Advancement Project (Oct. 2014, 26 pp.), available at advancement/d4c53855e6cc64be47.cdm6bnl 1 .pdf

* "The Targeting of Young Blacks By Law Enforcement: Ben Jealous [NAACP] in Conversation with Jamelle Bouie," by Harold Meyerson & Jamelle Bouie, American Prospect, Oct. 2014

Economic/Community Development

* "The National Equity Atlas," "a unique data tool for those working to transform America's broken economy into one that is equitable, resilient and prosperous," has been launched (2014) by PolicyLink and the Univ. …

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