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Black Lawmakers Push Package of Bills to Regulate Police Brutality

Manny Otiko | California Black Media Last week, the California Supreme Court ruled that Los Angeles County had to pay $8 million to the family of...

Petition Seeks to End Practice of Charge Stacking

Turning one crime into many is easily done, and with this in mind a prosecutor can easily circumvent laws of double jeopardy in order to lump, for example, drug offenses with conspiracy – some laws like this are broad and easily manipulated to fit many cases – gun use, money laundering, and a laundry list of other charges together.

Is the FBI Underreporting the Surge in Hate Crimes?

By Stacy M. Brown / NNPA Newswire Correspondent / @StacyBrownMedia The FBI has released it's 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in...