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The System The  System 

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Portland. Chicago. Lafayette Square. As cities across the United States grapple with protests, unrest and rebellion, The Doe takes a deep dive into justice and the system.

White Supremacy Still Reigns in Silicon Valley

Cucker Tarlson Executive Progressive Baby Boomer
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Final Results

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The Innocence Project
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Color of Change
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Brennan Center for Justice
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The National Women's Law Center
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I’ve Been Radicalized by the Coronavirus Lockdown

Shipyard Creative Socialist Millennial

It’s Pretty Simple: Black Lives Matter

CountryCityGirl Writer Progressive Millennial

I Was Traumatized by the LAPD; It’s Happening All Over Again

Dom Receptionist Moderate Millennial

Rural America Sees Black Men As Athletes, and Not Much More

Joshua Grant Academic Service Professional Progressive Millennial

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Letter From Prison: My Attorney Sold Me Out, Into a Life Sentence

Gremlin 79 Prisoner Undisclosed Gen X

Watching Iraq Burn: A Soldier's War Story

Dog 46 Infantry Soldier Libertarian Millennial

Racism in My Police Department: Behind the Thin Blue Line

Hippolyta Counselor Progressive Gen X

I Was Wrongfully Convicted: 25 Years in Prison

Chynillz Manager Moderate Gen X

I Have Coronavirus Inside of California’s San Quentin Prison

God’s Sun Father Undisclosed Millennial

An Iraq War Veteran’s Story: How I Got My Purple Heart

HurricaneG Product Manager Progressive Millennial

Our Black and White Friendship in Prison Led to Real Change

Vader 7 Program Director Moderate Gen X

After 39 Years in Prison, I Got Out in the Midst of the Pandemic

Jazz Work and Occupational Safety and Health Specialist Moderate Baby Boomer

The Traumatic Impact of the Foster Care System: A New American Slavery

Ernestina & Griot Visual Artist & Executive Director at Nonprofit Progressive & Progressive Millennial & Gen X

Me Too Behind Bars: I Was Constantly Abused by Prison Guards

Cy and Ro Organizer Progressive Millennial

Judge, Please Send Me to Prison: A Victim’s Role in the Criminal Justice System

For The People Senior Deputy District Attorney Moderate Millennial

The Shit of Justice: Disability Rights, Crohn's Disease and Me

nokink Writer Socialist Gen X

The People vs. the Red Hand of China: Documenting the Hong Kong Protests

SodaWater Photographer Libertarian Millennial

Death at Dartmoor Prison: Who Killed Dennis Stevens?

Johnnie Gunn Musician Anarchist Gen X

Crimmigration: I Was Detained by ICE for Two Years and I’m Still Fighting the Power

Sor Community Organizer Undisclosed Millennial

Why I Became a Public Defender and Why It’s a Privilege

Ivan N Attorney Socialist Millennial

My Husband Is a Cop: Fund, Don’t Defund, the Police

Let's Talk Solutions Local Government Conservative Gen Z

Israel Treats Palestinians How Americans Treat Black People

PinkyRose Content Writer Progressive Millennial

I Was a Gang Member and Now I’m Finally Free

Cas Transformational Coach Progressive Millennial

Standing Up: I Was in a Gang, Imprisoned and Now I Finally Have My Life Back

Dragon Juice Alumni Coordinator Progressive Millennial

A Day in the Life of a CPS Social Worker: It’s a Mess

Pray4me Social Worker Progressive Millennial

The Dictator Next Door: My Neighbor Is Daniel Ortega

Doña Barbara Speaks Social Media Strategist Progressive Millennial

My Loved One Was Incarcerated and It Felt Like I Was in Prison, Too

policy nerd Executive Director Progressive Millennial

Number Ten and Me: How I Bonded With a Juror Who Convicted Me of a Felony

Full Circle Executive Director Undisclosed Millennial

I See the Results of Human Trafficking Every Day

Manumit Project Manager Progressive Millennial

Letter From South Africa: There Is No Justice for Victims of Pedophilia

Rectitude Abbey Marketing Consultant Socialist Millennial

Life as a Female Police Officer in 2020

Elephant Police Officer Libertarian Millennial

I’m a Member of George Floyd’s Family and I Have a Message for You

We Want To Be Equal Small Business Owner Moderate Gen X

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State of the Union

It’s perhaps the most contentious and consequential election in modern American history: As Biden and Trump square off, The Doe jumps into the debate.


Subject Matters

Reading, writing and arithmetic ain’t what it used to be a decade ago—or even a few months ago.


What She Said

It’s difficult to articulate what it's like being a woman. Hell, even the spelling of the word is cause for discussion (we see you, womxn).


Four Letter Word

Love: A lot of songs, poems and multi-volume treatises have been devoted to the subject. So, in these strange days when we could use it the most, what’s left to say about the strongest of human emotions?  Plenty.


Head Space

Chances are you’ve been on your own rollercoaster ride with mental health recently. The Doe is here for you. 

Mental Health

Common Ground

The environment is a constant in the news, but even more so of late. Climate change, the Australian wildfires and, of course, the spread of a global, animal-borne disease have most of us thinking about our planet in unfamiliar ways.


On the Record

We’re very proud of our particular and deliberate themes at The Doe. They cover a broad range of topics, ones that we feel are crucial to discourse in the world today. But still!