Friday, December 15, 2017
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Can Anyone Hear My Plea? Race, Criminal...

Of all the compelling information, interviews and realities contained in Ava Duvernay’s riveting, Oscar-nominated documentary on mass incarceration, "13th", one particular statistic stands out:...

In a Rigged Court System, Innocent Black...

Throughout the country, the court system is rigged against poor people and communities of color, and Bronx County in New York City is a...

Texas Prosecutor Outs DA Who ‘Advised’ Him...

A recent news report will give Black people one more reason to doubt the fairness of the American criminal justice system. According to an article...

Obama’s Supreme Court Choice a ‘Slap in...

A Black women's group says President Obama  let them down because he did not choose a Black woman to become the next member of...

End Debtors’ Prison: DOJ Issues Guidelines Preventing...

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued guidelines to local courts to stop them from creating debtors' prisons. The DOJ was concerned that...

Caddo Parish Elects Black DA, But He...

Residents of Caddo Parish in Louisiana are hoping the election of James Stewart, who won the race for district attorney last November, will slow...

A Record 149 People Were Exonerated...

Black men being freed for wrongful convictions is nothing new. But these exonerations often expose massive corruption in the American criminal justice system. A...
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