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Attorney General Jeff Sessions taps a criminal justice hard-liner as his lieutenant, signaling an end to reforms.

A former Nixon aide recently confirmed that the 37th United States president’s war on drugs was indeed a racist endeavor meant to take out blacks as well as liberals. Jeff Johnson explains why this is really no surprise, and what else this information should clue us in on, in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning […]

The so-called "War On Drugs" has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has negatively impacted communities of color, contributing to urban blight and wiping out a whole generation of young Black men who were locked behind bars for nonviolent crimes.

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New drug reforms are slated to be presented to the United Nations in April.

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Capping off a week of events and political actions to tackle prison reform, President Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit a…

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In a week chock-full of events and political moves that highlight the need for criminal justice reform in the nation, President Barack Obama traveled to Philadelphia…

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A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the…

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In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal…

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An $18 million plan unveiled this week will allow thousands of New Yorkers accused of low-level and non-violent offenses to skip bail in replacement for…

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Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…

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This is what dreams are made of. President Barack Obama, who isn’t shy about his love for “one of the greatest, not just television shows,…

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  Pastors from around the nation are speaking out about the “war on drugs” according to The Huffington Post. They are specifically addressing  the toll…