Justice

Rep. Karen Bass and Rep Jerrold Nadler have sent a letter to Attorney General Barr regarding the critical COVID-19 situation inside America's prisons.

House Judiciary...

Health experts and social justice advocates say America's jails and prisons will soon become ravaged by COVID-19.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez. Photo: nrkbeta/Wikimedia Commons
 
The following are excerpts of remarks made on the floors of the Senate before the...

Cheri Honkala has been organizing in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, one of the US’s most devastated, post-industrial communities, for over 30 years. As of the 2010 census,...

Dr. Wilmer J. Leon, III

“You can only be destroyed by believing that you really are what the white world calls a nigger…This innocent country set you down in a...

Thursday, the NAACP released the following statement regarding Senator Amy Klobuchar’s call for an independent investigation and review into the case involving Myon Burrell. ...

There will be an important meeting in Philadelphia on Sunday, March 8, from 12 noon to 3 pm at 501 S. 52nd St (by Malcolm X Park).

The meeting's purpose is to take up our...

Last week, the United States Supreme Court denied a cert petition by Rodney Reed asking the Court to review a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ rejection of critical evidence of innocence...

“Most people with strong principles don’t survive for long. We want them to survive and do a lot, but...

Across the country, communities have demanded a new approach to criminal justice—and a transformation of what it means to be a prosecutor—by electing a growing cohort of lead prosecutors...

[Black History Month]
 
Rosie Douglas with the late Walter Rodney. Photo:...

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson reintroduced a spate of criminal justice reform bills on Thursday aimed at increasing law enforcement accountability to the public and restoring trust in...

Monday, five Travis County state representatives sent District Attorney Margaret Moore a letter urging her to carefully review and consider Innocence Project client Rosa Jimenez’s case for...

The NAACP issued the following statement regarding the case against Myon Burrell.

As a teenager in 2003, he was accused and convicted of the killing of 11-year-old Tyesha...

Last night, the Prince George’s County Police Department, in Maryland, charged one of their Black officers, Corporal Michael Owen Jr., with the second-degree murder of 43-year-old William...

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