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A coalition of civil rights groups urge the Census Bureau to change its policy of how counting prisoners. In a letter they say dislocating the prisoners is discriminatory and distorts democracy.

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According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

An Education Department report finds a dramatic increase in prison spending over education funding. The Obama administration is calling for a reprioritization.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

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For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

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The rekindled relationship between the United States and Cuba has taken yet another step forward. On Tuesday, the White House announced that President Obama plans…

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The United States seems to enjoy locking people up. Despite the nation only accounting for 5 percent of the world’s population, America accounts for 25…

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Half of all Black males in the United States have been behind bars by age 23, according to a new study published by academic journal…

Carson City, NV –  Although O.J. Simpson won a small victory on Wednesday in his bid for freedom, going home anytime soon is still very…