Criminalizing Black Protest – and Black People
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Criminalizing Black Protest – and Black People

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   Is #BlackLivesMatter a criminal organization that advocates attacks…

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President Obama to Make Historic Visit to Federal Prison
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President Obama to Make Historic Visit to Federal Prison

Nick Gass, POLITICO   WASHINGTON (Politico) — President Barack Obama will become the first sitting…

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Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders
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Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders

Peter Baker, THE NEW YORK TIMES WASHINGTON (The New York Times) — Sometime in the…

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Time to End Mass Incarceration
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Time to End Mass Incarceration

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   Mass incarceration in the United States is…

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Criminal Justice System Needs Urgent Reform
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Criminal Justice System Needs Urgent Reform

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   I know from firsthand experience that the…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Let’s Shut Down the Prisons
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Let’s Shut Down the Prisons