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At $249 per day, prison stays leave ex-inmates deep in debt

By Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press Two decades after her release from prison, Teresa Beatty feels she is still being punished. When her mother died two years...

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Woman in Emmett Till Killing

A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70...

Study Finds Nearly 90 Percent of Black Homicide Victims Were Killed with Guns

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire According to a new and comprehensive study on gun violence, Black men, women, boys, and girls...

California First to Cover Health Care for All Immigrants

By Adam Beam and Don Thompson, Associated Press Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $307.9 billion operating budget that pledges to make all low-income adults eligible...

Chicago police unveil long-awaited foot pursuit policy

By Don Babwin, Associated Press Chicago police officers will no longer be allowed to chase people on foot simply because they run away or give...