Eric Holder

Nominated by President Barack Obama, Eric Holder became the first African-American U.S. Attorney General in January 2009. Prior to serving as Attorney General, Holder was appointed to various positions by the three previous presidents. President Ronald Reagan appointed Holder as Associate Judge of Superior Court of D.C.; President Clinton as the U.S. Attorney for D.C. and Deputy Attorney General; and President George W. Bush as the Acting Attorney General. In 2007 Holder joined Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign as his senior legal advisor.

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Federal prosecutors are seeking to speed the pace of reforms at the New York City jail complex.

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Holder Announces Plan to Target Racial Profiling

Attorney General Eric Holder's plan targets federal law enforcement officers.

Black Lawmakers Against Recognition of Va. Tribe

The Congressional Black Caucus members are calling for the Justice Department to investigate any discriminatory practices by the tribe, including its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.

News: Ferguson's Grand Jury, NO INDICTMENT Reaction

Street reactions to the issues concerning Ferguson. (11/26/2014)
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