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In 1981, Gates was sentenced to prison for the rape and murder of Georgetown University student Catherine Schilling. In 2009, with the use of advanced DNA evidence, authorities discovered the crime was committed by a man who died in 2013.

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.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Fathers in prison facing high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to "press pause" with a new program.

California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…

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

Federal inmates at an Oklahoma prison said Wednesday they are hoping a documentary featuring President Barack Obama’s July visit to the facility and in-depth interviews…

Marie Holmes stole our hearts when she won a $188 million Powerball jackpot. She reportedly used part of her jackpot to bail her fiancé

In the week since Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell, just three days after she was pulled over and arrested for failure…

The family of Sandra Bland has taken matters into their own hands regarding the 28-year-old’s alleged suicide in a Texas jail cell. According to NBC…

Authorities in Alabama claim a teen committed suicide in a jail cell an hour after being arrested, another suspicious case of a Black woman dying…

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…