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 […]

Jordan Baker, Sylvester Turner, and economic empowerment are just a few of the topics  addressed on Sunday Morning Live in 2015. Join Marcus this Sunday as he looks back on the stories that meant the most to African-Americans and discusses what we need to do to move forward in the new year. YOU are the […]

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…

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…

I'm not sure which is worse—dying as a victim of police brutality, or living through police brutality only to watch other black people die at the hands of the police in the black lives matter movement.

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♛…

Although this story is a few years old now, reading it today almost made me cry. The story is about a cook and a janitor, who stuck it out (without pay) when an assisted living home in California went under. It’s sort of the most unlikely thing you could have ever imagined that 1) An […]

A father in Houston is going to jail for six months – even though he paid more child support than he owed, reports Click2Houston.com. Clifford…

04/02/14 – Rev. Al Sharpton declares today a great day! Listen to find out just how many people President Barack Obama got to sign up for…

Did someone confess to the murder of Kendrick Johnson? I hope investigators are one step closer to determining what happened to Johnson. The 17-year-old high…

An appellate court on Thursday ordered a new trial for Marissa Alexander.  The Florida woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a gun to scare off her allegedly abusive husband.  The court said the jury was improperly instructed on self-defense.  CNN.com has the complete story.  Read more: