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These past months have reanimated a message that has eluded mass media attention for too long: discrimination is inextricable to our criminal justice system. The frameworks Americans rely on for safety and stability have maintained systemic harm against Black, Brown, and other historically marginalized communities.

But what if institutionalized racism is even more intertwined in the frameworks that govern our legal systems, criminal systems, and daily-used products than we previously thought? That beyond enforcement by individuals wearing silver-laden police badges, structural violence against marginalized communities hides behind our laptops and phone screens? …

Ryan Tran

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