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Curtis Flowers, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 23 years, will receive the state's maximum compensation of $500,000,

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Curtis Flowers, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 23 years, will receive the state's maximum compensation of $500,000, Mississippi 5th Circuit Judge George...

More families are speaking out in solidarity with the family of Donnie Sanders

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Kansas City is in the national spotlight after no charges were announced in the police shooting death of an unarmed Black man.

More families are...

From left: George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt, along with their families.

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From left: George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt, along with their families.

After spending decades behind bars for a double murder in New York City in 1996, three...

Michael Fesser reported racial discrimination by his coworkers at a towing company in Southeast Portland.

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Earlier this month, the U.S. Attorney Office for the District of Oregon announced that it had closed the case on pursuing federal criminal charges against anyone involved in...

She is now aged 37, but King says the assault upon her father, Rodney, feels like it happened just five years ago

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Lora King was just seven when her father was beaten by officers from the Los Angeles Police Department – pummelled, stamped on, and struck with clubs so many times he never...

Black Star News, National Committee for Justice in Denver, police targeting racial justice advocates, 2019 murder of Elijah McCl

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The following commentary is by the National Committee for Justice in Denver which is reporting that police have been targeting and retaliating against racial justice...

passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 220 to 212.

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Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 220 to 212.

The legislation is a bold, comprehensive...

Manuel Ellis ahead of the one-year anniversary of his killing by Tacoma police

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A silent march led by religious leaders took place on Sunday in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, to honor Manuel Ellis ahead of the one-year anniversary of his killing by...

 reintroduced the Ending Qualified Immunity Act to eliminate the unjust and court-invented doctrine of qualified immunity

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) this week reintroduced the Ending Qualified Immunity Act to eliminate the unjust and court-...

third-degree murder charge should be reinstated against former police officer Derek Chauvin, who killed George Floyd.

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Monday, the Minnesota Court of Appeals heard arguments on whether a third-degree murder charge should be reinstated against former police officer Derek Chauvin, who killed...

capital punishment costs imposing a burden on state government budgets that are already stretched, it’s more cost-effective to c

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Writer David Dozier argues here that President Joe Biden's plan to end the death penalty is supported by public opinion.

A study in California revealed that the...

Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act which criminalizes the chokehold and other strangulation tactics

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Monday, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), the National Action Network and Gwen Carr, the mother of Eric Garner, announced the reintroduction of the Eric Garner...

Julius Jones, a man on death row in Oklahoma since 2002, did not commit the murder he was convicted of

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New and compelling evidence has emerged that Julius Jones, a man on death row in Oklahoma since 2002, did not commit the murder he was convicted of and for which he was...

Andrew Cuomo

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued the following statement, following the allegations by two former staffers, Lindsey Boylen, and...

Andrew Cuomo

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New York governor Andrew Cuomo has asked the state’s attorney general Letitia James and the Janet DiFiore chief judge of the court of...

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