criminal justice

John Legend joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now last week to discuss his criminal justice reform campaign, #FreeAmerica.

Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.

The documentary dives into the fundamentally broken parts of the criminal justice system and personifies it with Browder's story.

The city of Ferguson, Mo. has approved a deal with the federal government to revamp the court and law enforcement system after the area was exposed by the Department of Justice for using people of color as profit in its policing methods. The 6-to-0 vote was finalized at the Ferguson City Council meeting Tuesday evening, The New York […]

Lakeisha Holloway "has been hit with a total of 71 charges, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding up to more than a millennium worth of jail time," the report says.

Adam Satterly earned 60 days behind bars for the outburst.

The cops allege a backlash after refusing to carry out quotas for tickets, summons or arrests made in predominantly Black and Latino areas

During a wide-ranging and candid discussion with the Daily Telegraph about the state of the nation’s race relations, author Toni Morrison says America’s issues will not…