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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is calling on the Arizona Department of Corrections to lift its ban on Paul Butler’s book “Chokehold: Policing Black Men.” According to the ACLU, it had recently come to to the organization’s attention that Butler’s book was prohibited inside correctional facilities across the state. Butler is a Black professor…

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The American criminal justice system is often seen as a living, breathing monstrosity that devours people of color. The Guardian conducted a startling, provocative interview with Paul Butler, a criminal prosecutor who just released his second book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men, which is described as “a renegade prosecutor’s radical thoughts on how to disrupt the system.” In…

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