Stop Racial Injustice
The Innocence Project is committed to addressing the structural racism which the legal system is built upon, and the racial disparity with which it continues to operate. Are you with us?
Sign the pledge today and commit to taking at least one of the actions below this month:
- Share this pledge on social media.
- Get 5 of your friends to sign the pledge.
- Pay attention to who your local district attorney is and vote in the upcoming election.
- Share a statistic below on the disparity of race and innocence on social media:
FACT: 61% of the 375 people exonerated by DNA are Black people according to @innocence. Learn more.
FACT: 70% of DNA cases involved eyewitness misidentification, of these cases 41% were a cross-racial misidentification, according to @innocence. Learn more.
FACT: 88% of DNA exonerees arrested as minors are black and the majority were tried as adults, according to @innocence. Learn more.