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Andrew Brown’s Family Says Justice Department Should Intervene In Police Shooting Case

Lawyers representing the family blasted a D.A.’s decision.

AG Merrick Garland Proposes DOJ Budget Increase To Improve Civil Rights Enforcement

The budget seeks to provide more protections.

Justice Department To Investigate Louisville Metro Police For Discrimination And More

Constitutional and federal violations will be a focus.
Vice President Kamala Harris looks on as President Joe Biden signs a series of executive orders on racial equity, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden-Harris Administration Rolling Out Plan To Address Racial Equity

The president wants agencies to look internally at racism.

U.S. Marshal Says It Was 'Premature' To Call Casey Goodson Jr. Shooting ‘Justified'

Columbus Mayor Ginther blasted the statement.

Casey Goodson Jr.: Justice Dept. Joins Columbus Police Probe Of Black Man Fatally Shot By Sheriff’s Deputy

An autopsy reveals his death was a homicide.

White Man Charged With Federal Hate Crime After Racist Attack On Teens, DOJ Says

Lee James Mouat faces federal and state charges.

Justice Department Finds Yale Discriminates Against White and Asian Students In Admissions

The school blasted the result of the department’s probe.

Justice Department Probes Baltimore Police-Custody Death

Freddie Gray's civil rights may have been violated.
Ferguson Leadership Undergoing Major Changes - A shift in leadership is taking place in Ferguson following the Department of Justice's report on their patterns of discrimination and racism. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned Wednesday, sources told CNN Wednesday. On Tuesday, it was announced that Missouri appeals court judge Roy Ritcher would be over the municipal court system. Former Judge Roy J. Brockmeyer stepped down Monday. On Tuesday, Ferguson city manager John Shaw resigned.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Officials: US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

Report says that police use excessive force against Blacks.