How Prosecutors Get Away With Cutting Black Jurors
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How Prosecutors Get Away With Cutting Black Jurors

Jay Michaelson, THE DAILY BEAST     (The Daily Beast) – This term, the Supreme…

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Whites Quit Working With Black Mississippi Judge, Then He Got Sacked
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Whites Quit Working With Black Mississippi Judge, Then He Got Sacked

Justin Glave, THE DAILY BEAST   LEE COUNTY, Miss. (The Daily Beast) — Rickey Thompson…

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Bipartisan Effort to Reform the Criminal Justice System
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Bipartisan Effort to Reform the Criminal Justice System

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   Whenever I have an opportunity to rejoin…

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‘Even Less Representative’ Than Cops: Why Prosecutors’ Offices Also Need Major Reform
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‘Even Less Representative’ Than Cops: Why Prosecutors’ Offices Also Need Major Reform

(Salon) – The brutal and iniquitous treatment African-Americans suffer at the hands of their criminal…

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How to Reform the Criminal Justice System
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How to Reform the Criminal Justice System

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   There is no question that the criminal justice…

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Child Watch: How to Keep our Black Boys Alive
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Child Watch: How to Keep our Black Boys Alive

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   The recent spotlight on systematic racial profiling and…

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Obama Calls for Criminal Justice Reform
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Obama Calls for Criminal Justice Reform

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   Whenever the president of the United States…

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Incarcerated Women, Girls Suffer Abuse and Neglect in Criminal Justice System
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Incarcerated Women, Girls Suffer Abuse and Neglect in Criminal Justice System

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper U.S. Rep. Karen…

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Obama, GOP Congress Share a Moment in Sync on Criminal Justice Reform
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Obama, GOP Congress Share a Moment in Sync on Criminal Justice Reform

  (CBS News) – In a rare moment of unity this week, both President Obama…

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A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States
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A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — Sixty-six percent of states that elect prosecutors have no blacks…

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