President Obama makes a personal visit to Newark to discuss criminal justice

President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama visited the campus of Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey this past Monday. The purpose of the visit to Newark was to discuss his continuing revision of the US criminal justice system and release of prisoners back into the population. In attendance at the event were Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, US Senator […]

Federal government to release 6,000 federal inmates, largest in history

The US Department of Justice and the US Sentencing Commission have made a startling announcement that will affect America and the Black community. It has been announced that more than 6K federal prisoners are set to be released by Nov. 1, 2015. The vast majority of prisoners were convicted of non-violent drug offenses. In addition, it is […]