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The mission of Pure Justice is to use community organizing as well as civic and electoral engagement as methods to help reform institutions and systems that perpetuate social and criminal injustices and to improve the lives of low-income and working-class families regardless of race, gender identity, religion, socioeconomic background, or political affiliations.
Pure Justice Founders
Sasha L. Legette, J.D.
R. C. Evans
This ladies and gentlemen this is Davontae Sanford, a 23-year-old exoneree from Detroit, Michigan. When Sanford was just 14 years-old, he plead guilty to the involvement of the murders of four individuals, but he was innocent! Now I know that sounds a little bizarre to most, thinking “why would someone say they were guilty of […]
Over the past week, our country has been reeling from the deaths of two more black men at the hands of police and the deadly attack on several police officers in Dallas, Texas. In the midst of it all, many people have rallied to protest against police brutality and to call an end to violent […]
The first amendment of the United States Constitution guarantees each of us the freedom of speech except in certain instances. Those instances would include speech that creates a clear and present danger, incites violence or disrupts the peace, or amounts to libel or slander. The question is, whether or not Donald Trump’s rhetoric about a […]
When did it become necessary for regular, everyday citizens to take on the role of “Big Brother” to combat police brutality? To those of you who have decided to take advantage of the authority given to you by your badge and abuse it in a malicious manner: When you co mpleted the police academy […]
After two long years, the residents of Flint, Michigan have finally been heard by national media outlets that have reported on the catastrophic impacts the lead contaminated water has had on Flint’s children, adults, and the infrastructure of the city as a whole. As a result of the outcry, organizations, celebrities, athletes, and everyday ordinary […]
Back in December of 2015, the family of Robert Stephen Jr. received the most horrifying news any family could receive during the Christmas holiday season, that he was dead after being arrested for alleged intoxication by the Harris County Police Department in Houston, Texas. A spokesperson for the Harris County Jail stated that Stephen was apprehended after […]
According to the Houston Police Department’s spoke’s person, 33 year old Robert Stephen was taken into custody on Sunday, December 27, 2015 on alleged public intoxication and resisting arrest charges. Based on his “behavior,” he was placed in an isolation cell, which means he was in a cell alone and was found dead hours later. […]
On July 13, 2015 the Waller county jail in Hempstead, Texas claimed that Sandra Bland took her own life in an isolation cell using a plastic bag. The country watched in outrage over her arrest and subsequent death. The family of Bland are adamant that she did not take her own life; however, a grand […]
Criminal Justice Reform
Seldom includes the voices of the youth. We are in the process of putting together a youth criminal justice reform council comprised of high school juniors and seniors as well as college students to gain insight on how they'd like to see the criminal justice system work for them!
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Pure Justice focuses on criminal, juvenile, and social justice incidents, current national events, and events in the Houston and Dallas Texas areas.
3418 Hwy 6 South, Suite B-314
Houston, Texas, 77082
Phone: (713) 370-7490
Justice too long delayed is justice denied. — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.