war on drugs

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

A short film narrated by Jay Z calls the war on drugs a failure. It's time to rethink drug policies.

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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 […]

The Change.Org request claims that the Former First Lady was America's most famous "Trap Queen."

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…

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…

07/23/14- Roland Martin talks with Senator Rand Paul on voter suppression and his recent efforts to engage with the African-American community. He told Martin, “I…

Much of what has been accepted as conventional wisdom when it comes to the effects illegal drugs have on humans may be wrong and the…