Building the “Big Lie”: Inside the Creation of Trump’s Stolen Election Myth Doug Bock Clark, Alexandra Berzon, and Kirsten Berg, ProPublica

Finally, We Know There Will Be Hearings. Will America Care? Grace Segers and Daniel Strauss, New Republic

Second Oath Keeper pleads to seditious conspiracy Kyle Cheney, Politico

Trial Begins for Former NYPD Officer on Jan. 6 Charges Alan Feuer, New York Times

Bias, far-right sympathies among California law enforcement going unchecked, audit finds Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times

Some California police are biased. A report says they have no clear plans to fix that Eric Westervelt, NPR

Racist jokes cemented police culture that ignited LA uprising Raúl Pérez, Washington Post

Three decades after Rodney King’s beating, police reform in Los Angeles remains elusive Stephanie Sy and Lena I. Jackson, PBS

Rodney King’s Lesson for Los Angeles Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic

‘Why can’t they just call it murder?’ The TV show finally facing up to racist cops Ruchira Sharma, The Guardian

Deaths and Neglect Behind Bars Magnify Oakland’s Sheriff Race Piper French, Bolts Magazine

One of us was a prisoner. The other was a guard. It’s clear to both of us we need reform Mark Holden and Bill Underwood, USA Today

Unwell in a Cell Mon Mohapatra, Inquest

Why Prison Journalism Matters Olivia Heffernan, Jacobin Magazine

‘Reborn Into a Strange New World’: A Trans Woman Prepares for Release After 18 Years in Men’s Prison Jessica Phoenix Sylvia, The Appeal

Man exonerated 15 years after overlooked DNA evidence emerges Lindsey Bever, Washington Post

Florida gave voting rights to people with felony convictions. Now some face charges for voting. Kira Lerner, News from the States

Millions of People With Felonies Can Now Vote. Most Don’t Know It. (2021) Nicole Lewis and Andrew Rodriguez Calderón, The Marshall Project

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