Michelle Gross believes the deck was stacked from the beginning. Even so, the veteran police misconduct activist spent a good deal of time this past spring lobbying to get on a city task force charged with redesigning the Minneapolis Civilian Review Authority (CRA), the citizens' board that reviews police brutality complaints. Over the course of its 11-year history, many have called CRA ineffectual--window-dressing, for practical purposes--but Gross had a vision. She foresaw a CRA that was more powerful, more... More >>>