Criminal Justice Reform

Meek is using his unfortunate situation as an opportunity to shed light on injustices in Black America.

Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday that Hillary Clinton's use of the term "super-predators," said while the then-first lady was supporting the legislation, was used in reference to young black individuals.

A 30-year-old law against repeat offenders in Louisiana might land one man life in prison.

Just in time for this year's contentious election season, Maryland restores voting rights to 40,000 felons, reports Mother Jones.

The president says juvenile solitary confinement is overused and has devastating psychological ramifications.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is under fire for making racist statements at a town meeting on Wednesday, saying, "drug dealers with stereotypically black names are importing heroin to Maine and leaving pregnant white women behind when they leave the state again," according to Think Progress.

Stories about gun violence within our country are becoming all too common. President Obama is utilizing the incidents as an avenue to open up the conversation about the need for stricter gun control laws.

The trial has received nationwide attention because of the brutal allegations against the former officer, Daniel Holtzclaw, and the all-White jury selected to seek justice for his 13 Black female victims.

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Lawyer Damario Solomon-Simmons thought he'd seen everything until he visited the trial of ex-Tulsa police officer Daniel Holtzclaw.

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In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.