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.

Two longtime activists argue that the executive clemency process itself has historically shown patterns of racial bias; and that the same holds true even during the Obama presidency.

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.

NewsOne’s Top 5 gives you a quick rundown of the viral stories we’re talking about today. Spring Valley Student Allegedly Hit Ben Fields In Altercation,…

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

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz found himself in hot water after making insensitive remarks about Vice President Joe Biden just days after his son passed away.…

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…