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22 May 2020, 8:51 am by Jeffery Robinson
You will hear from scholars and leaders associated with the National African American Reparations Commission, like Nkechi Taifa, who writes on her experience on being on the frontlines of the reparations movement since the 1960s. [read post]
6 Dec 2011, 7:42 am by nflatow
By Nkechi Taifa, a senior policy analyst at the Open Society Foundations and Convener of The Justice Roundtable Celebrities have a major impact on causes they embrace. [read post]
20 Sep 2011, 8:46 am by nflatow
By Nkechi Taifa, senior policy analyst for the Open Society Policy Center. [read post]
Seventeen years ago, Nkechi Taifa and I, through the ACLU Washington Office, convened the first national conference on the crack/powder disparity bringing together scientists, defense attorneys, affected families, criminologists, members of Congress and civil rights groups. [read post]
1 Dec 2009, 3:30 pm
 Here are the contents (with links) of this very interesting symposium: Foreword: Incarceration American-Style by Sharon Dolovich Supporting Advisory Guidelines by Judge Nancy Gertner Integrative Solutions to Interrelated Issues: A Multidisciplinary Look Behind the Cycle of Incarceration by Nkechi Taifa & Catherine Beane Reducing Mass Incarceration: Implications of the Iron Law of Prison Populations by Todd R. [read post]
12 Mar 2008, 2:24 am
Since the Senate passed the same version as did the House last fall, there's no need for a conference committee and the bill now heads straight to President Bush, who is widely expected to sign it.Thanks to Nkechi Taifa for the heads up, and congrats to all involved in passage of this important legislation. [read post]
9 Aug 2007, 4:28 pm
  Unfortunately this law locks up small-time drug users who need to be in treatment programs instead of prison," said Nkechi Taifa of the Open Society Institute (OSI). [read post]