Criminal justice

Fat Joe, Charlemagne Tha God, Angela Rye, and More Speak At Roc Nation’s Second Annual United Justice Coalition Summit

The event, which was attended by 3,000 attendees, also featured New York Attorney General Letitia James, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, and more as speakers.

Former Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick To Lead Memphis Justice Reform Nonprofit

Kilpatrick was named the executive director of Taking Action for Good.

Court Throws Out Conviction After Judge Says Black Man 'Looks Like A Criminal To Me’


Mississippi Law Discriminates Against Jackson’s Majority-Black Residents, DOJ Alleges In Lawsuit

‘This thinly-veiled state takeover is intended to strip power, voice and resources’ from Black voters, Assistant U.S. Attorney General Kristen Clarke says.

Does Artificial Intelligence Make You Nervous? Here Are 5 Ways Black People Can Benefit From AI

Whether it's the use of robots, self-driving cars, or smartphones, AI is a part of our everyday lives.

‘Severe Neglect' Blamed For Death Of Inmate In Ga. Bedbug-Infested Jail Cell

The independent autopsy stated that Lashawn Thompson suffered from untreated schizophrenia and severe body insect infestation.

Kim Foxx Opts Out Of Running For New Term As Chicago D.A.

She was both praised and condemned during her tenure and known for butting heads with the Chicago mayor and her decisions on Jussie Smollett.

NAACP Sues Mississippi Over New ‘Irresponsible And Dangerous’ Criminal Justice Laws

The two laws ‘represent a disturbing regression, rolling back decades of progress,’ says former AG Eric Holder.

DOJ Accuses Louisiana Of 'Routinely' Keeping Inmates Locked Up Past Release Dates

‘Our investigation uncovered evidence of systemic violations,’ Assistant Atty Gen. Kristen Clarke says.

Justice Department Adjusts Longstanding Drug Policy On Crack, Powder Cocaine To End Racial Disparities

‘This policy has ruined homes and futures for over a generation,’ says Al Sharpton.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Pens Rare Post-Execution Dissent After Missouri Executes Kevin Johnson

A special prosecutor alleged racial bias against Johnson’s prosecutor who was also involved in the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Mo.