CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks
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CBC Members Push Justice Department to Investigate Police Shooting Unarmed Blacks

By William J. Ford (The Washington Informer, NNPA Member) On Thursday, the Congressional Black Caucus…

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Justice Dept. Disburses $23 Million for Police Cameras
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Justice Dept. Disburses $23 Million for Police Cameras

Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper White House efforts to foster improved policing…

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U.S. appeals court reverses dismissal of hip hop duo’s gang label case
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U.S. appeals court reverses dismissal of hip hop duo’s gang label case

[REUTERS] A U.S. appeals court in Ohio on Thursday revived a lawsuit against federal agencies…

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Justice Dept. Seeks to Ease Path for Corporate Prosecutions
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Justice Dept. Seeks to Ease Path for Corporate Prosecutions

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite the many challenges in bringing such cases,…

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Report on Ferguson Unrest Offers Lessons in What Not to Do
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Report on Ferguson Unrest Offers Lessons in What Not to Do

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri,…

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Justice Dept. Presses Civil Rights Agenda in Local Courts
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Justice Dept. Presses Civil Rights Agenda in Local Courts

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — Burlington, Wash., was a small city fighting what seemed like…

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US Attorney General Praises Police Officers as Peacemakers
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US Attorney General Praises Police Officers as Peacemakers

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch voiced strong support Monday…

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Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland
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Civil Rights Groups Demand Federal Investigation into the Death of Sandra Bland

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A broad coalition of civil…

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Eric Holder Returns to Covington & Burling
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Eric Holder Returns to Covington & Burling

(New York Times) – After stepping down as United States attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr.’s…

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Justice Department Reaches $18.7 Billion Agreement in Principle with BP
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Justice Department Reaches $18.7 Billion Agreement in Principle with BP

  (The Washington Post) – The Justice Department announced Thursday an $18.7 billion agreement with…

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