criminal justice

John Legend joined Roland Martin on NewsOne Now last week to discuss his criminal justice reform campaign, #FreeAmerica.

Glenn Martin, a former Rikers inmate and advocate for criminal justice reform, has continually made the effort to have Rikers Island closed.

Obama plans on implementing regulations that would lower the amount of child support that prisoners pay when they’re behind bars, hopefully reducing a major driver of mass incarceration.

Lakeisha Holloway "has been hit with a total of 71 charges, prosecutors said Wednesday, adding up to more than a millennium worth of jail time," the report says.

Adam Satterly earned 60 days behind bars for the outburst.

The cops allege a backlash after refusing to carry out quotas for tickets, summons or arrests made in predominantly Black and Latino areas

During a wide-ranging and candid discussion with the Daily Telegraph about the state of the nation’s race relations, author Toni Morrison says America’s issues will not…

After winning an Academy Award alongside Common this past February, John Legend used the platform to give a speech to raise awareness about the issues…