Race Matters

It should surprise absolutely no one that police are out here trying to police the way Black people feel about police.


Despite comprising over 40 percent of the U.S. population, people of color are only 18 percent of all state high court judges.

President Biden nominated U.S. Southern Mississippi District Court Judge Carlton W. Reeves to serve as the U.S. Sentencing Commission chair. If confirmed, he will be the commission's first Black chair.

Mark Hazelwood, who is on trial for fraud, has claimed without proof that the Black judge presiding over his trial is a so-called reverse racist and must recuse himself because of that alleged bias against people suspected of white-collar crimes.

Out of President Joe Biden’s 11 nominees to be federal judges, nine are women, five are Black and four are Black women.

Oregon’s governor appointed Judge Adrienne Nelson to the state Supreme Court.

Authorities believe Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam drowned herself in the Hudson River.