In the first part of this series, The Informer examined a recent surge among blacks nationwide in gun club memberships as well as a significant increase in gun purchases, also among blacks. Now, we turn to landmark comprehensive juvenile justice reform [read more…]
Donald Trump’s newly appointed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was highly contested, is promoting his agenda by potentially seeking to turn back the hands of time and revisit mandatory minimum sentences that disproportionately affected blacks and Latinos during the 1980s and ’90s. [read more…]
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By Julianne Malveaux NNPA News Wire Columnist Nick Cocchi would like to be the sheriff of Hampden County, an Eastern Massachusetts county of half a million people. Springfield, Massachusetts, a city that is about 22 [read more…]
Colin Campbell, BUSINESS INSIDER (Business Insider) — Presidential candidate and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) blasted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday over her husband’s record on criminal justice reform. According to The [read more…]
(New York Times) – Bullets were flying in the cities. Crack wars trapped people in their homes. The year was 1994, and President Bill Clinton captured the grim national mood, declaring “gangs and drugs have [read more…]
by Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Lt. Col. Oliver North delivers a pro-Contra briefing to the members of the Iran-Contra committee July 14, 1987. North is holding each of the [read more…]