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Meek Mill is feeling “extremely grateful” after his 12-year legal battle was ended on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. The “All Eyes on You” rapper pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge as part of a plea deal to end his decade-long legal dramas. Mill was given a new trial in July after allegations were made…

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We want very specific things from our criminal justice system: safe streets, low crime, the correct people in jail and low-level, nonviolent offenders out of jail. It seems a small request, but even before 14-year old Emmett Till was lynched for allegedly saying “bye, baby” to a White woman at a store in Mississippi, our…

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The American criminal justice system is often seen as a living, breathing monstrosity that devours people of color. The Guardian conducted a startling, provocative interview with Paul Butler, a criminal prosecutor who just released his second book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men, which is described as “a renegade prosecutor’s radical thoughts on how to disrupt the system.” In…

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