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Nancy Pelosi--Forward, never? Photo Gage Skidmore. Wikimedia Commons.
 
Democrats as “Liberal”? No, Neo-Liberal Capitulation...

Today, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Administrative Order to establish a process to restrict the records of offenses for possession of less than once ounce of marijuana or...

Migration Policy Institute’s Jeanne Batalova. Photo: C-SPAN...

"Fair Chance Act" aims to help the formely incarcerated gain employment--and reduce recidivism.

A bill authored by U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Johnson (R-WI)...

Congresswoman Norton sent a letter to AG Barr requesting clarity on "First Step Act" as it relates to D.C. inmates.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today sent a...

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On November 6, 17-year-old Da’Qwan Jones-Morris, a former Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools® scholar from St. Paul, Minnesota,...

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Rep. Ilhan Omar summed it best this way while introducing the Homes for All Act, which expands public housing stock and guarantees housing as a human right: “...

After being railroaded by "police and prosecutorial misconduct," and spending 36 years in prison, Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins, and Andrew Stewart, are now free.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo: Library of Congress.

This is how President Abraham Lincoln put it in 1863: "I do therefore invite my fellow citizens in every part of the United States, and...

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted Rodney Reed an indefinite stay of execution on Friday, just five days before he was scheduled to be executed. The decision means Rodney no...

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) on Monday introduced a Senate resolution affirming the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866, Section 1981, one of the country’s fundamental anti-...

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), introduced a comprehensive, people-centered, decarceration-focused legislation H. Res. 702, The People’s Justice Guarantee. Congresswoman Pressley’s...

Legendary freedom-fighter Dr. Angela Davis will be one of the main speakers at the upcoming National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression in Chicago.

Chicago...

Black businessman Byron Allen, and NAAOM, are suing Comcast who they allege is trying to eradicate an 1866 law that prohibits discrimination.

Ahead of the first day of oral...

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