In a move many pundits saw coming, Jeff Sessions stepped down as Attorney General, hours after Donald Trump delivered a tension filled press conference in the wake of the midterm elections. Sessions was asked to resign by Trump himself according to sources. His appointment to the position came with controversy as well as Sessions was […]
According to News One, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new policy yesterday (May 7th) under which all illegal southwest border crossings will be referred to the Justice Department for prosecution, and as a result, more children are likely to be separated from their parents when families are caught trying to illegally enter the U.S. Under current […]
Black lawmakers grilled Jeff Sessions at a congressional hearing about an FBI report on “Black extremists” groups and the lack of diversity on his senior staff.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions taps a criminal justice hard-liner as his lieutenant, signaling an end to reforms.
Judge James K. Bredar ruled Friday for a consent decree allowing the overhauling of the Baltimore Police Department after a scathing 2016 Department of Justice report revealed officers operated with racial bias and used excessive force disproportionately on African Americans.
The U.S. Department of Justice may re-open its investigation into the 1955 gruesome murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till for whistling at a White woman in Mississippi.
Civil rights leaders met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions to discuss their concerns about the DOJ's direction.
NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and General Counsel Brad Berry met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions Friday about the Justice Department tackling policing, voting rights and suppression affecting African Americans.
The Washington Post reported yesterday (March 1st) that, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke twice with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. last year during the presidential campaign, while, then a senator, he was a supporter of and adviser to Donald Trump‘s campaign. The report led to calls from Democratic members of Congress for Sessions to recuse […]
Donald Trump, along with his henchman, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions promised to make his administration a ‘law and order’ administration. In direct response to the non-violent protests of the Black Lives Matter movement, which was itself organized to respond to police violence against Black civilians, Trump vowed to create a ‘police-friendly’ administration. The three executive orders […]
A civil rights committee and two law firms filed a lawsuit Monday seeking more voting rights for Black residents, who attorneys said are "prevented from electing candidates who represent their needs" in rural areas.