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Supreme Court Ruled Against Lowering Sentences for Crack Cocaine Convictions

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent On Monday, June 14, the Supreme Court ruled that those convicted of possessing small amounts of...

A look at the 29 people Trump pardoned or gave commutations

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) _ For a second night in a row, President Donald Trump issued a round of pardons and commutations...

Report Finds that Incarcerated Black Men are Biggest Beneficiaries of ‘First Step’ Act

Federal report confirms more than 90% of inmates already freed by ‘First Step Act’ are African American men, many of whom have been affected...

“Black Girl Magic”: Black Women Lawyers Freed 17 Inmates Serving Life Sentences

By Stacy M. Brown “Let’s pause here to give a little credit where credit is due. Freeing 17 prisoners – all of whom were serving...