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President addresses the NAACP convention in Philadelphia.
The release of thousands of inmates signals a new approach to criminal justice. And as BET's Andre Showell reports, more inmates may be on their way home soon.
Stats show that prosecutors around the country are mostly white and that Black criminals who face them are usually sentenced more harshly than whites who commit the same crime.
After serving 26 years in prison, William Underwood’s only hope for freedom is if President Obama grants him clemency.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission will address concerns with mandatory minimum prison penalties.
As Attorney General Eric Holder prepares to step down, he talks to BET News about his legacy, his setbacks, and his hopes to reform the criminal justice system.
Attorney General Eric Holder announces plan to reduce mandatory minimum sentencing for low-level crimes.
Under Eric Holder’s sentencing plan, low-level, non-violent drug offenders would no longer be charged with “draconian mandatory minimum sentences."
Keith Boykin speaks on America's deep societal issues.
Writer Keith Boykins writes that Rupert Murdoch doesn't want a "real" Black president. Instead, Murdoch's comments reflect a disingenuous and often situational concern expressed by conservatives for the needs of African-Americans.