justice

A lawyer friend posed this thorny question yesterday: “How many Black men have been falsely accused of rape and spent have their lives in prison for crimes they didn’t commit?” I couldn’t answer his question with a hard number. I didn’t know. My friend really didn’t want a definitive response; his mind was already made […]

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    Will Smith and Jay z have partnered to create a Emmett Till mini series on HBO.  Emmett Till was a Chicago teen who was brutally murdered in 1955 while he was visiting his relatives in Mississippi. The purpose of the miniseries is to show us today that many racially-motivated murderers of Black people […]

Arrested at 17, Carlos Montero has been in Riker’s Island for 7 years without being convicted http://t.co/aMP8eaWNs0 via @dailykos — JoeInWV (@wvjoe911) June 16, 2015…

Settlement reached in case of unarmed black woman killed by homeowner on his porch http://t.co/B8R3tl5p0F — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) June 15, 2015 The family of…

For the three years Kalief Browder sat in New York’s Rikers Island, he probably wondered what the difference would have been if his family could…

#BREAKING: After 4decades of #solitary confinement, tonight a judge granted #AlbertWoodfox unconditional release! pic.twitter.com/jTpr1fZi6q — AmnestyInternational (@amnesty) June 8, 2015 A federal district court on…

The family of the unarmed man shot and killed by a New York Police Department officer as he walked in a Brooklyn housing-project staircase has…

Loretta Lynch will investigate the death of John Crawford III, 22, who was shot last summer as he held an air rifle inside a Walmart in…

Sign this petition for Ty – Enough signatures can Be A start to justice 💯 Click the Link in my bio #JUSTICEFORTY🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/rPQFZVw93I — RicanPapi♛…

Hard to know where to begin on this, but it’s also hard not to say something, either. Perhaps I should refer to history. Should I start…