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UCLA wins $3.65-million grant to build ‘Age of Mass Incarceration’ archive with LAPD records

LPPI Expert Kelly Lytle Hernández is part of the “Archiving the Age of Mass Incarceration” archival research project, which one a $3.65-million grant to use Los Angeles Police Department records dating back decades to analyze the history of mass incarceration in L.A. “This is an example of community control over policing. We are taking control over the archive of what happened, and we will be curating what gets released and how, and we will be describing it, filling it with meaning,” Lytle Hernández said. “It’s reparative work.” (Also: Yahoo News).