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Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

By Michael Warren, Associated Press The City of Atlanta's official seal shows a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Civil War. What it doesn’t...

Michael K. Williams’ Death and the Criminalization of Substance Abuse

By Marc H. Morial "He was a Hollywood star with an off-Broadway paycheck that mostly went up his nose. He was a pacifist with...

Bill to End “Slavery” in Prisons Advances in Cal Legislature

By Antonio Ray Harvey, California Black Media April Grayson, a policy associate for the Young Women’s Freedom Center and a formerly incarcerated Black woman, who...

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby Urges Black Press to ‘Push Forward’

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling to vacate Bill Cosby’s conviction is not only about vindication for...

D.C. Council Plans to Consider Overhauling Juvenile Justice System

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent With the backdrop of a published report noting that the overwhelming majority of 16- and 17-year-olds...