PM Stories

Prisons and jails comprise the largest COVID clusters in the United States Ericka Conant, Al Día

We learned many hard lessons from the tragic COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin prison Haiyan Ramirez Batlle and John Grant, Sacramento Bee

Congress must do more to protect people in prisons and jails and those re-entering the community Daniel Brown and Nkechi Taifa, Des Moines Register

Judge orders body cameras on guards at state prison, citing evidence of officers abusing inmates (California) Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 Intensifies Reentry For Better or Worse: Report Andrea Cipriano, The Crime Report

Ohio’s prison population at its lowest since 2005 as coronavirus pandemic response continues Cory Shaffer, Cleveland.com

The Hunger Strikers of Pine Prairie Protesting Indefinite Detention by ICE Joe Penney, New York Review of Books

Native, Black people in North Dakota 4 times likelier to be on parole, probation or in prison than white people April Baumgarten, Inforum

Faulty Facial Recognition Led to His Arrest – Now He’s Suing Natalie O’Neill, Vice

Pa. Board of Pardons recommends clemency for 8 lifers, including 3 women Samantha Melamed, Philadelphia Inquirer

Righting a wrong – and rewriting a racist legacy Del Quentin Wilber, Los Angeles Times

The Day Malcolm X Was Killed Les Payne, The New Yorker

AM Stories

The Battle of Portland Sarah Jeong, New Republic

After summer of chaos and confrontation, Portland braces again for more unrest Faiz Siddiqui, Fenit Nirappil, and Mark Berman, Washington Post

‘You’re Not Allowed To Film’: The Fight To Control Who Reports From Portland Nancy Rommelmann, Reason

Right-wing protesters gather outside Portland, adding to tensions Samantha Schmidt, Fenit Nirappil, Abigail Hauslohner, and Tim Craig, Washington Post

DHS draft document: White supremacists are greatest terror threat Betsy Woodruff Swan, Politico

Hidden in Plain Sight: Racism, White Supremacy, and Far-Right Militancy in Law Enforcement Michael German, Brennan Center for Justice

Police Unions Are Showing How They Really Feel About Racism and Brutality by Endorsing Trump Ben Mathis-Lilley, Slate

‘Completely Exasperated’: Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor Confronts Kenosha Edward-Isaac Dovere, The Atlantic

Rochester officials announce police reforms after death of Daniel Prude Doha Madani, NBC News

Will police be charged in Daniel Prude’s death? This evidence may decide Gary Craig, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Entrenched racist culture at heart of Portsmouth’s police department, officers and former chief say Gary A. Harki, Virginian-Pilot

Prosecutor Fights Cop’s ‘Bad Faith’ Bid To Usurp Authority In Confederate Statue Cases Ryan J. Reilly, HuffPost

In early-morning maneuver, Missouri Senate pushes through bill aimed at Gardner Jack Suntrup, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

There are now more police officers in Florida’s schools than nurses – and student arrests are rising Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

Behind a father-and-son protest, a history of laughter and struggle Michael Laris, Washington Post