justice

One member of the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case is really upset with the Kentucky Attorney General, Daniel Cameron.  The juror feels that Cameron put all the blame on the jury by telling the media, “The jury alone made the decision on who and what to charge based solely on evidence presented to […]

Over the weekend, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away after a long battle with cancer. Her absence leaves a huge hole in the Supreme Court.  The Republicans are rushing to fill the position, but Ginsberg dying wish was that she would not be replaced until the new president was installed.  What your thoughts?  Should the […]

One  of the Queen City’s most popular streets is getting a fresh coat of paint with the message: Black Lives Matter. More than a dozen artists and groups are collaborating with the City of Charlotte for the installation. The Mayor of Washington D.C revealed a Black Lives Matters mural leading up to the White House.  […]

The intricate layers of the juvenile courts system have failed yet another Black woman. Cyntoia Brown was tried as an adult and sentenced to 51 years in prison for the murder of a 43-year-old man who purchased her for sex. Now at age 28, a recent documentary about her case is steadily gaining traction, forcing […]

A lawyer friend posed this thorny question yesterday: “How many Black men have been falsely accused of rape and spent have their lives in prison for crimes they didn’t commit?” I couldn’t answer his question with a hard number. I didn’t know. My friend really didn’t want a definitive response; his mind was already made […]

NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way…

Arrested at 17, Carlos Montero has been in Riker’s Island for 7 years without being convicted http://t.co/aMP8eaWNs0 via @dailykos — JoeInWV (@wvjoe911) June 16, 2015…

Settlement reached in case of unarmed black woman killed by homeowner on his porch http://t.co/B8R3tl5p0F — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) June 15, 2015 The family of…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

#BREAKING: After 4decades of #solitary confinement, tonight a judge granted #AlbertWoodfox unconditional release! pic.twitter.com/jTpr1fZi6q — AmnestyInternational (@amnesty) June 8, 2015 A federal district court on…

Loretta Lynch will investigate the death of John Crawford III, 22, who was shot last summer as he held an air rifle inside a Walmart in…

The family of the unarmed man shot and killed by a New York Police Department officer as he walked in a Brooklyn housing-project staircase has…