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 […]

Duane Buck was tried and convicted of murder on charges that he shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and another man in 1995.

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

The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is back with a probing analysis titled "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration."