The President will outline the unfairness in much of our criminal justice system, highlight bipartisan ideas for reform, and lay out his own ideas to make our justice system fairer, smarter, and more cost-effective while keeping the American people safe and secure.
The Confederate battle flag is being removed from the South Carolina Capitol, ending a decades-long fight that was reignited after the murders of nine members of a historically black Charleston church.
Source: Jon Schuppe / NBC News South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday signed into law a measure to remove the contentious Confederate battle flag from the state Capitol, the culmination of a years-long movement that was reignited by the murders of nine members of a historically black church in Charleston. Before adding her signature […]
Source: Emily Shapiro / ABC 7 Chicago CHICAGO (WLS) — The violence is all too real for TJ Donald, an 8-year-old boy taking part in Chicago’s Safe Haven summer program at Saint John Bible Church. “He didn’t even go to second grade. He didn’t grow up to be a grown-up,” TJ said of Amari Brown, […]
Source: Tom Vanden Brook, / USA Today The Army plans to cut 40,000 soldiers from its ranks over the next two years, a reduction that will affect virtually all of its domestic and foreign posts, the service asserts in a document obtained by USA TODAY. The potential troop cut comes as the Obama administration is […]
Source: Tim Smith, The Greenville News, and John Bacon / USA Today COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate gave key approval Monday to remove the Confederate battle flag and its flagpole from the Statehouse grounds. The 37-3 vote came after several hours of debate and defeat of a handful of proposed amendments. Under Senate […]
Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Live coverage of the funeral for South Carolina Senator Clementa Pinckney, pastor of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina
Source: Earl Ofari Hutchinson / The Hutchinson Report News Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson and other civil rights leaders on Tuesday, June 23 called on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to cease all Confederate flag sales. The cessation of sales of this item by Amazon is even more important now that Walmart and Sears […]
Roland Martin and Bishop Harry Jackson discuss what needs to happen for the South Carolina Confederate flag to be removed from atop the capitol dome.
Roland Martin, host of TV One’s NewsOne Now appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss the Emanuel AME Church massacre and race in America.