Not a Moment but a Movement: The Case for Transitional Justice in the U.S.

The United States has a history of exporting principles of human rights and democracy around the world. Now the world looks on, in the wake of recent high-profile killings of unarmed Black Americans, including George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Is the U.S. prepared to confront its own truths?

In 2020, the U.S. needs transitional justice—an important practice whenever there has been a lack of accountability and redress for widespread and systemic harms. (Sound familiar?)