Criminal Justice Reform

When asked by Terina Allen, the sister of Sam Dubose -- a Black man fatally shot by former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing during a traffic stop last year -- about police accountability, Sanders insisted that institutional racism police reform would be priority if he were to become president.

A group of bipartisan senators will introduce legislation to end a law banning student drug offenders from receiving financial aid. The law has disproportionately affected students of color.

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…

NewsOne Now is devoting its entire Monday, Nov. 9 (7-8 a.m. ET) broadcast to covering Presidential Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton’s Nov. 7 Orangeburg, South Carolina Town Hall Meeting.

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

In his latest push for criminal justice reform, President Barack Obama on Monday will introduce new efforts to rehabilitate the formerly incarcerated, one of which includes banning the checkbox on employment applications that asks if a potential employee has ever been convicted of a crime.

While addressing the International Association of Chiefs of Police during an appearance in Chicago Tuesday, President Barack Obama declared that law enforcement often gets "scapegoated" for failures in society and the criminal justice system.

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

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A revealing report released by a panel formed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon after the death of Michael Brown Jr. is highlighting a long history…

The DOJ on Thursday announced plans to prosecute individual executives in white-collar crime cases, not just corporations.