Blacks and criminal justice reform

For decades, old-guard civil rights groups like the National Urban League, the NAACP, and even Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network, have been the go-to groups for elected officials to get a read on the needs and demands of Black voters. But Black Lives Matter, with its tight social media game, has shifted the paradigm, forcing civil rights […]

A Black Illinois woman with felony firearm charges after she fired shots to ward off a gunman who killed her fiancé and the father of her two children.

The Department of Justice is preparing to release about 6,000 nonviolent inmates from federal prison at the end of the month.