Criminal Justice Reform

Rappers Jay-Z and Meek Mills have come together bring about change by means of something other than a rap collaboration. The company ‘Reform Alliance’, with a huge financial backing, was launched today by Jay-Z and Meek Mills along with others to bring reform to the current criminal justice system. The purpose/goal of ‘Reform Alliance’ is […]

John Legend addresses crime in America and how the Prez can continue helping...

Keith Lamont Scott was shot in the back, the abdomen and the wrist by officers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

The museum -- which is free to the public from April 19-21 -- will take place on Park Avenue during the United Nations General Assembly Meeting on the world drug problem.

A 30-year law against repeat offenders in Louisiana can land one man life in prison.

President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentences of 61 drug offenders on Wednesday as part of his ongoing plan to reform the criminal justice system.

The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.

Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) delivered this week’s CBC Message To America and spoke about protecting women's rights to quality health care.

*Alicia Keys pleaded with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Monday to vote for a landmark bipartisan bill that could significantly reduce minimum sentencing for non-violent drug…

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A New York City man who stole baby formula from a Pathmark supermarket last Thursday was charged with two counts of grand larceny

Jamycheal Mitchell, who had a history of mental illness, was found dead in a Portsmouth, Virginia jail cell on August 19.

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Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a…