War On Drugs

The Oakland City Council passed the Equity Permit Program; an initiative designed to offer reparations to those affected by the Drug War.

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

It came as no surprise to some African-Americans this week when news broke that a former aide to President Richard M. Nixon developed anti-drug policies that targeted Black people.

The so-called “War On Drugs” has largely been seen by critics as a draconian tactic that has impacted communities of color negatively and unfairly over the years. In a new article from Harper’s magazine a 1994 interview with President Richard Nixon advisor John D. Ehrlichman, in which he stated the policy was aimed to disrupt Black […]

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

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,…