The effort was led by Democratic senators Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California (Source: Twitter.com)
Black History

Booker Thankful for Support in the passage of Historic Anti-Lynching Bill

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again,” Booker said as he thanked the Senators who agreed in a historic moment to stand up as one and make lynching a federal crime. […read more]

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National

Justice Department Gets Smart on Crime

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In a stunning turn in criminal justice policy, Attorney General Eric Holder announced steps the Justice Department will take to address over population in federal prisons by changing mandatory minimum sentencing guidelines and pushing non-violent drug Read More