trafficking

The ‘Racialization’ of Sex Trafficking in America

While many Americans view anti-trafficking reform as an altruistic endeavor to combat modern slavery, most interventions aren’t effective, and some are secondarily exploitative―which arguably further stigmatizes and marginalizes already vulnerable victims and survivors, writes a trafficking expert.

juvenile justice

Youth Justice System Punishes Poverty: Study

Through a series of interviews and surveys, North Carolina researchers uncovered “a cycle of economic consequences” that push families and justice-involved youth further into an economic crisis. The researchers note that Black families are disproportionately harmed by the juvenile justice system.