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Police Killing Mentally Impaired Black Male Eating Fruit at a Grocery Store

Jarrell-Garris

New York Attorney General Letitia James has ordered an investigation into the July 3 fatal shooting of a Black man by officers from the New Rochelle Police Department. Jarrell Garris, 37, died one week after being shot by an officer in New Rochelle, New York, after being accused of stealing fruit. According to FOX 5 […]

A Prison Used Solitary Confinement to Force a Trans Man to Undergo a Genital Exam, Lawsuit Alleges

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Content Note: Article contains detailed descriptions. It’s demeaning enough that (pseudonymn) John Smith was subject to invasive exams that violate the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act, or PREA, which prohibits jails and prisons from conducting exams solely to determine someone‚Äôs genital status. After multiple parties inspected his genitals, he finally refused further exams, and according […]