War On Drugs

The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions taps a criminal justice hard-liner as his lieutenant, signaling an end to reforms.

Plus, University of Texas-San Antonio offering academic course on Beyoncé's "Lemonade" and Trayvon Martin's parents will release new memoir about their son's death in Jan. 2017.

It came as no surprise to some African-Americans this week when news broke that a former aide to President Richard M. Nixon developed anti-drug policies that targeted Black people.

Plus, the Flint Task Force reads state leaders for filth, Hulk Hogan talks Gawker sex tape lawsuit with "The View," and ex Ole Miss student pleads guilty to vandalizing Civil Rights statue.

The so-called “War On Drugs” has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has impacted communities of color negatively and unfairly over the years. In a new article from Harper’s magazine a 1994 interview with President Richard Nixon advisor John D. Ehrlichman, in which he stated the policy was aimed to disrupt Black […]

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…

Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a…

In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal…